Homemade Fish Sticks

Gluten free and grain free fish sticks recipe

These healthy fish sticks are a great solution to the deep fried, processed, flour coated favorite. My kids love fish sticks and figuring out a healthy recipe for them was a high priority when we adapted to a healthier way of eating. These take very little time to make and the fish can be cut different sizes to make fish nuggets or regular breaded filets of fish (for the over 5 crowd). Served with my homemade ketchup and a salad.

Gluten free and grain free fish sticks recipe
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Homemade Fish Sticks

Homemade fish sticks with coconut flour coating are a gluten free alternative to store bought fish sticks.
Course Main
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 +
Calories 373kcal
Author Katie Wells



  • Cut the fish into strips or chunks.
  • Heat the fat you are using to fry in a skillet over medium high heat. 
  • While the fat is heating, beat the eggs In a bowl and set aside.
  • In another bowl, combine coconut flour, spices, and Parmesan.
  • Dip the fish pieces first in the egg and then in the coconut flour breading and place in the preheated skillet.
  • Move the fish sticks as little as possible while cooking, as coconut flour will fall off with too much movement.
  • Flip when they start to brown cooking approximately 3-5 minutes per side.
  • Enjoy!


These can be breaded in advance a frozen raw. Simply increase cooking time slightly. Serve with homemade ketchup for dipping. 


Serving: 6fish sticks | Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 20.9g | Protein: 28.9g | Fat: 19.5g | Saturated Fat: 4.9g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 458mg | Fiber: 12.1g | Sugar: 0.4g

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