Grilled Blackened Fish Sandwiches with Homemade Slaw

Grilled fish sandwiches with a Cajun flair topped with homemade slaw. Serve with fries or chips.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
8 sandwiches



  • 1 (14 ounce) package coleslaw mix

  • ½ small red onion, chopped

  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons Creole mustard

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon celery seed

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • 2 pounds cod fillets

  • 2 tablespoons blackening seasoning

  • 2 teaspoons paprika

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 8 hamburger buns


  1. Combine coleslaw mix, onion, vinegar, oil, mustard, sugar, celery seed, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Stir until evenly combined. Set aside.

  2. Lay cod fillets on a clean work surface. Sprinkle 1/2 of the blackening seasoning and 1/2 of the paprika over the fillets. Flip fillets over and sprinkle with remaining blackening seasoning and paprika. Brush olive oil over both sides of the fillets.

  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate. Grill fish for 3 minutes. Flip and grill for 3 minutes more.

  4. Cut fillets in half and place each half on a hamburger bun. Top with reserved slaw.

Cook's Note:

Feel free to substitute the cod with catfish, tilapia, swai, or white fish of choice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

340 Calories
13g Fat
30g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 340
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 694mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 20mg 98%
Calcium 95mg 7%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 564mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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