Fresh Homemade Salmon Fish Sticks

Add more Omega-3 into your diet with this delicious fish sticks recipe.

Salmon fish sticks on plate with sauce.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves: 14


1½ lbs. firm salmon fillet
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. sweet paprika
½ cup all-purpose flour (substitute whole wheat or gluten-free flour)
1 egg, beaten with 1 tbsp. water (to create egg wash)
½ cup breadcrumbs
½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
Extra virgin olive oil
Zest of 1 lemon and juice of ½ lemon
Parsley for garnish


  1. Heat oven to 450°F.
  2. Pat fish dry and season with salt on both sides, and then cut the fillets into pieces or sticks.
  3. In a small bowl, combine black pepper, dried oregano, and paprika.
  4. Season fish sticks on both sides with the spice mixture.
  5. Make a dredging station and place flour in a shallow dish.
  6. Place the egg wash in a deeper dish or bowl next to the flour dish.
  7. In another dish, combine breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan, and lemon zest. Place it next to the dish with the egg wash.
  8. Take each fish stick and dip it in the flour to coat both sides and then shake excess flour off. Then dip each fish stick in the egg wash, then breadcrumbs, and Parmesan mixture.
  9. Pat to help coating adhere to the fish stick. Repeat until all fish sticks have been coated.
  10. Arrange coated fish sticks on an oiled baking sheet. Brush tops of the fish sticks with a little extra virgin olive oil.
  11. Place baking sheet on the middle rack of the heat oven and bake for about 12 to 15 minutes.
  12. Finish with lemon zest and fresh lemon juice. Garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Facts (per Serving): Calories: 119 cal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 13.6g | Fat: 3.8g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Sodium: 288.7mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 0.8g

Related: Healthy Garlic Lemon Baked Tilapia

Reference: “Crispy Homemade Fish Sticks.” The Mediterranean Dish, 17 April 2020,

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