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What Sauce Goes With Fish Sticks? ⋆ 11 Of The Best To Try ⋆

Are you looking for a sauce to serve with Fish sticks? Looking for that perfect dip and condiment to take them to the next level? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today, I am going to be outlining all the best options!

So, what sauce goes with fish sticks? Sauces that go best with fish sticks include tartar sauce, mayonnaise (and mayonnaise-based variations, such as garlic aioli), ketchup, BBQ sauce, buffalo sauce, hot sauce (such as Sriracha), ranch, cocktail, plum, and marinara.

In reality, lots of different sauces work well with fish sticks.

They are very versatile like that.

That being said, those listed above should be more than enough to start out with.

They just pair so well with the breadcrumbs and the flakes of fish, too.

And there’s no reason why you couldn’t mix it up and make your own sauce too.

For instance, you could create a ketchup mustard mix.

Mixing in some mustard powder into ketchup; giving you a sauce with a kick.

Nevertheless, tartar sauce is most often served with fish and it is undoubtedly a winning combination.

So let us quickly walk through a simple recipe you can follow to serve along with your fish sticks.

It’s great if you have guests!

Tartar Sauce For Fish Sticks

This quick recipe takes all but 30 minutes and only requires seven ingredients!


  • 1 Cup of Mayonnaise,
  • 3 Tablespoons of Capers, (drained and chopped)
  • 3 Tablespoons of Gherkins, (drained and chopped)
  • 1 Small Shallot (finely chopped)
  • A Squeeze of lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoons of Fresh Parsley (chopped)
  • Sea Salt and Black Pepper, to taste.


Step One: Prepare and then mix all of the ingredients together in a small bowl.

Step Two: Place in the fridge for 1-2 hours to cool the sauce and give the ingredients/flavors a chance to infuse.

Step Three: Serve and enjoy!


A creamy sauce.

That’s one of the best combinations when it comes to fish sticks.

And for that, you generally have mayonnaise, or a sauce with this as its base.

Nonetheless, if you are not a fan of it, or have other dietary preferences, do not rule out other types of sauces too.

As a massive fan of hot sauce, I would strongly recommend that too.

Or a simple marinara just as you would serve with mozzarella sticks.

Whatever you choose, do be willing to experiment, and don’t stop at just one dipping sauce either!

Looking for the best fish sauce pairings? Then check out my definitive guide below: