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Fish Sticks with Basil Aioli Sauce

Optavia Counts

  • 1 Leanest
  • 2 Healthy Fats
  • 3 Green
  • 2 Condiments

Who says fish sticks are just for kids? This recipe is something the entire family will enjoy and is cooked with gluten-free almond flour that will help add a nice crisp to the fish.

Fish Sticks with Basil Aioli Sauce


  • 2 lb. cod fillets, sliced into 16, (2-oz.) sticks
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese
  • 6 tbsp almond flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 6 cups green beans, washed and trimmed
  • Basil Aioli
  • 6 tbsp light mayonnaise
  • ½ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced

Fish Sticks with Basil Aioli Sauce


  1. Pre-heat oven to 425⁰F.
  2. Line sheet pan with parchment or foil. Spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Combine parmesan, almond flour, salt, and pepper.
  4. Coat both sides of fish with flour mixture.
  5. Place on prepared sheet pan and bake about 5 to 6 minutes until cooked.
  6. While fish sticks bake, steam green beans. Bring an inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add green beans, cover, and cook until tender-crisp, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. For the basil aioli, combine the mayonnaise, basil, and garlic; mix well.
  8. Per serving: 4 fish sticks, 1½ cups steamed green beans, and 1 tablespoon of either the lemon mustard or basil aioli sauce.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

  • 390 calories, 47g protein, 17g carbohydrate, 15g fat

This NEW Lean & Green recipe makes 4 servings (1 leanest, 2 healthy fats, 3 green and 2 condiments).

Optavia Lean and Green Recipes

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