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Oven Fried Perch Fillets with Tartar Sauce

Eat Wisconsin Fish / Oven Fried Perch Fillets with Tartar Sauce


1 pound perch fillets
1/2 cup wheat germ
1/2 cup toasted bread crumbs (preferably whole wheat)
4 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
1/2 cup milk
Salt and pepper for seasoning


Mix wheat germ and bread crumbs on piece of waxed paper. Dip fillets in milk, then press into crumb mixture. Place skin side down on flat pan that has been oiled with 2 tablespoons of margarine. Drip the remaining 2 tablespoons of margarine over top and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Bake at 500º for 10 minutes.

Tartar Sauce


1 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
2 tablespoons pickle relish
2 tablespoons honey or sugar


Combine ingredients, stir well and serve with oven fried fillets.