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Pretzel Crusted Cod

Recipe Details

  • Recipe Makes: 2 generous servings
  • Approximate Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Suggested Pairing: This dish screams for your favorite cold craft beer
Always cook fish to an internal temperature of 145°F.
  • 1 package Superior Cod
  • 1 quart of fryer shortening
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 cup of finely crushed pretzels (this is best achieved by grinding in a blender until a fine meal)
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp mayo
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  1. Heat shortening in deep fat fryer to 350°F.
  2. Remove cod from package, pat dry and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Whisk eggs and place in a medium-sized shallow bowl.
  4. Add flour and pretzels to their own medium-sized shallow bowl also.
  5. Once the oil is heated, dredge fish in flour and shake off access.
  6. Coat evenly in the eggs and then press pretzel coating into fish evenly.
  7. Once the oil is up to temp place carefully in the fryer and cooks until fish floats and flakes easily (approximately 8-10 minutes.
  8. While fish is cooking, mix together mustard, mayo, and lemon juice.
  9. Remove cooked fish from the fryer, drain off excess oil and serve with the “mustard-naise”.

Got leftovers? If you like chocolate covered strawberries, try rolling a fresh dipped berry into crushed pretzels for a great salty finish.