Crusty Fish Sandwiches

Fish fillet cubes shallow-fried and sandwiched in toasted pavs. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Crusty Fish Sandwiches

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Main Ingredients Basa fillets, Brown pavs
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Crusty Fish Sandwiches

  • 6-8 Basa fillets cut into cubes
  • 4-6 Brown pavs
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Paprika powder
  • 1 teaspoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • for dusting Refined flour (maida)
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • as required Parmesan cheese
  • as required Tartare sauce
  • 1/4 cup Alfalfa sprouts
  • to serve Potato wafers


  1. Preheat oven at 180°C.
  2. Place pavs on a baking tray and put in the preheated oven and toast for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Place fish cubes on a worktop. Sprinkle salt, paprika powder, crushed peppercorns on top and rub them well on the fish pieces.
  4. Dust the fish pieces with refined flour and coat the pieces evenly.
  5. Heat a non-stick tawa. Drizzle olive oil on it and place fish pieces. Sear fish till evenly done from both the sides.
  6. Grate some Parmesan cheese on the fish pieces and flip the fish pieces. Sear further till the cheese melts and forms a layer on the fish pieces.
  7. Take a toasted pav and cut into halves. Spread a spoonful of tartare sauce on the base and on the top slice too. Place two seared fish pieces on the base. Put some alfalfa sprouts on top and cover with other side. Assemble remaining sandwiches in a similar way.
  8. Secure sandwiches with a toothpick and serve immediately with potato wafers.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1745
Carbohydrates 108.1
Protein 97.1
Fat 102.6
Other Fiber Niacin- 5.2mg