Crispy Cod Pita Wrap with Yogurt Tartar Sauce


Move over gyro! This easy crispy cod sandwich will turn even the most hardened carnivore into a fish lover. You can make it with any firm-fleshed fish that stands up well to batter and hot oil.  Makes a great weekend lunch! To find some of the artisinal Greek products you'll need to make this, visit my online shop here, where you'll discover a host of lovingly curated Greek ingredients.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • One 12-ounce bottle amber beer
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 1 pound Greek sea bass fillets cut into 1-inch wide strips.
  • 6 pita or tortilla wraps
  • 1 Bibb lettuce or romaine head leaves separated and coarsely chopped
  • 3 to matoes sliced
  • Greek yogurt tartar sauce
  • ½ Ccup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoon finely chopped cornichon pickles
  • 1 tablespoons chopped capers
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of ½ to 1 lemon
  • Salt pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Whisk together all ingredients for Greek yogurt tartar. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
  3. Whisk together batter ingredients in a large bowl. Dip the fish strips in the batter and fry until golden and crunchy. Remove and drain on paper towels.

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