Penn Herb Wellness Guide

Barbecue Fish Sandwich

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4

Wine Pairings


  • 2 fish loins, cut in half OR 4 fish steaks or thick fillets
  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1-2 Tbs honey-flavored barbecue sauce
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1/4 cup deli coleslaw (optional)


  • Brush both sides of each fish piece with oil. Grill over medium hot coals for 5 minutes. Turn and brush tops with one-tablespoon barbecue sauce. Cook 5 minutes. Place fish on buns that have been lightly spread with additional barbecue sauce. If desired, top each piece with one-tablespoon coleslaw. Cover with top of bun and serve at once. Serve with lettuce, tomato and red onion.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Substitution Tip: Any of these delicious fish can be used: halibut, salmon, tuna, swordfish, mahi mahi, shark

Nutrition Facts

Calories 545
  Calories from Fat 316 (58%)
(53%)Total Fat 35g
(29%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 20g
(31%)Cholesterol 94mg
(18%)Sodium 423mg
(17%)Potassium 609mg
Total Carbohydrate 23g
(4%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(67%)Protein 34g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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