Looking for a fun new weeknight meal? These Beer Battered Fish Po’Boys are packed with flavor, and they’re ready in less than 30 minutes!
Disclosure: This Beer Battered Fish Po’Boys post is sponsored by Gorton’s, but the recipe and opinions are entirely my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Spiced!
I’ve had a serious hankerin’ for Cajun food lately. I always crave Cajun food in the winter around Mardi Gras, but I’ve been thinking about po’boys lately. Have you ever had a po’boy? If not, then put these Beer Battered Fish Po’Boys on the menu soon!
When I moved down to Baton Rouge, Louisiana after college, I’d never heard of a po’boy. It didn’t take long before these sandwiches raced to the top of my list of favorites. Typically served on a loaf of French bread, a po’boy is Louisiana’s version of a sub, hoagie, grinder, etc. While southern Louisiana is certainly known for it’s impressive foods, the po’boy is a much simpler fare. But that doesn’t make these epic sandwiches any less impressive!
With September just around the corner, that means summer is winding down. Soon enough, the school buses will be out and about, and we’ll all be settling down into the back-to-school routine. Robbie turns 3 in a couple of months, so he’s not quite ready for kindergarten yet. But he does go to preschool every day, and that means we have a weeknight routine around our house. That kid thrives on routine, so we try to stick to it one as much as possible. Typically that means playing outside on the porch for about 30 minutes while Laura or I get dinner ready. Then it’s dinner and upstairs to take a bath and read books in our jammies. (Reading books at night with Robbie is one of my favorite parts of the day!)
On most nights, we only have 30 minutes to pull dinner together. I don’t know about you, but after a while, I begin to run out of 30-minute meal ideas. So last week, I decided to try my hand at making these Beer Battered Fish Po’Boys here at home. Woah! I started with a batch of Gorton’s Beer Battered Fish Fillets and then went from there.
We’re big fans of Gorton’s around our house, and these Beer Battered Fish Tostadas with Pineapple Salsa have made several appearances since I posted the recipe earlier this summer. So much flavor! In fact, we’ve started keeping Gorton’s Beer Battered Fish Fillets in our freezer at all times…because you never know when the craving for a good po’boy might hit!
Beer Battered Fish Po’Boys
And as good as those tostadas are, I think these Beer Battered Fish Po’Boys give ’em a run for their money! Gorton’s Beer Battered Fish Fillets are made from 100% wild-caught white fish. Add in the crispy beer battered coating, and you’ve got one heck of a tasty fillet. And these beer battered fish fillets are available right in the freezer section of our local grocery store. (Use Gorton’s product finder to find a store near you.) Truth be told: Laura and I have totally made easy fish ‘n chips for dinner using these Beer Battered Fish Fillets. Delicious! But I’ve been craving some Cajun food lately, so these Beer Battered Fish Po’Boys landed on the weekly menu.
I could go on and on about how tasty these po’boys are, but I also want to call out how easy they are to make, too. I had these po’boys on plates and ready to eat in less than 30 minutes. Truthfully, you could make the remoulade sauce the day before and that would cut the prep time down even more. (There’s just something magical about the combination of remoulade sauce and seafood!) For us, a tasty dinner in a jiffy is a requirement for weeknights, and even more so on bath nights. Laura and I enjoyed these Beer Battered Fish Po’Boys while Robbie happily munched on his crispy fish sticks. Then we were off to sing our ABC’s in the bathtub!
I hope you enjoy these po’boys as much as we do! If you make ’em for dinner one night soon, snap a photo and tag me on Instagram (@Spicedblog). I’d love to see your version!
Looking for other tasty recipes using Gorton’s products? Check out these Baja Fish Tacos and these Beer Battered Fish Tostadas with Pineapple Salsa. Both are flavorful and easy…perfect for busy weeknights!