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Crispy "Ritz" Fried Fish Sandwich

Crispy “Ritz” Fried Fish Sandwich

  • Author: Eric
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Looking for a crunchy fish sandwich that delivers on flavor? Then my Crispy “Ritz” Fried Fish Sandwich recipe is what you crave!


Units Scale
  • 1 lb Fresh Cod Fish
  • 10 Ritz Crackers
  • 1/4 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1 Large Organic Egg
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 4 Pack Pretzel Buns
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Creole Seasoning

For the Tartar Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup Mayo
  • 2 tsp Dill Relish
  • 1/4 tsp Creole Seasoning
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Dash Garlic Powder
  • Dash Paprika
  • Dash Black Pepper


  1. Cut cod fillet into 4 pieces. Season fish with sea salt, black pepper, and creole seasoning. Set to the side.
  2. Add Ritz crackers into a small zip lock bag and crush them. Place crushed Ritz crackers and panko breadcrumbs into a bowl. Set to the side.
  3. Add egg and heavy whipping cream into a separate bowl and whisk (paid link) together.
  4. Heat a cooking pan to medium heat and add oil, covering the bottom.
  5. Coat the fish with the egg mixture. Dredge the fish into the breadcrumb mixture. Coat the fish thoroughly.
  6. Fry the fish for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, depending on the thickness of the fish.
  7. Allow it to cool once done, then serve it between toasted pretzel buns. Top with tarter sauce, sliced cheese, or pickles (optional).
  8. For the Tarter Sauce, add mayo, dill relish, lemon juice, black pepper, paprika, Creole seasoning, and garlic powder in a bowl. Mix until blended.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Fried
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 535
  • Fat: 25.9

Keywords: Crispy Fried Fish Sandwich, Fried Fish Sandwich, Fried Cod Sandwich