Lenten Tartar Sauce Coleslaw on a Cod Fish Sandwich

Today is the eighth day of the Lenten Season. Time to really get creative and think outside my typical box. As I put together my meal planner, I asked Hubby if he liked Coleslaw. I had noticed that he generally cringed away from slaw that came as a side in some restaurants. He said sure, if it’s done right he would eat it. What about Tartar Sauce Coleslaw on a Cod Fish Sandwich? He gave me a strange look, thought for a moment and agreed he would be willing to give it a try. So the adventure began.

I am not a fan of Coleslaw, but that’s because I’m not generally a fan of anything that relies heavily on Cabbage. I think that goes way back to when I was expecting my son. If anyone within a mile radius was cooking anything with cabbage, it made me feel queasy.  The worst was sauerkraut.  We were living on the second floor of an apartment building at the time, and I could smell it if anyone in the building even thought about sauerkraut. To this day, I cannot smell sauerkraut without feeling ill. Interestingly enough, my son loves the stuff.

Yeah, isn’t that a lovely story just before sharing a recipe? Hey, what can I say except I feel comfortable enough to share . . .

Now that you know I’m not a fan of Cabbage, I’ve got to tell you this Tartar Sauce Coleslaw is a great way to top off a beautiful Cod Fish Sandwich. Hope you give it a try.

Cod Fish Sandwich with Tartar Sauce Coleslaw
Tartar Sauce Coleslaw
16 oz Bag Coleslaw Mix
1 cup Shredded Carrots
1 cup Shredded Red Cabbage
10 oz Tartar Sauce
Salt to taste
Black Pepper to taste

In a large mixing bowl, empty coleslaw mix, shredded carrots, shredded cabbage and tarter sauce. Mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Cover and chill until ready to use.

Cod Fish Sandwich
6 Pieces Costco Battered Cod Fish
6 Steak Rolls, sourdough or whole wheat
1 large tomato, sliced
2 Lemons, cut into wedges

Heat oven as directed on package.

Bake fish as directed.

Slice tomato and lemons. Set aside.

When fish is cooked, remove from oven. Place tomato slices on each hogie. Top tomato slices with some of the slaw.

Place fish on top of slaw. Squeeze a little lemon juice on fish. Top with more slaw and the top bun.

If desired, cut sandwich in half for easier handling.

Serve with shoe-string French Fries and enjoy.

Author: Rosemarie's Kitchen

I'm a wife, mother, grandmother and avid home cook.I believe in eating healthy whenever possible, while still managing to indulge in life's pleasures.

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