Turkish Fish Sandwich

Turkish Fish Sandwich
06 May 2024

The fish sandwich, one of the traditional street delicacies of Turkish cuisine, is especially associated with Eminönü/İstanbul. This dish, which is prepared with Francala bread (french bread), mackerel, and various vegetables, is known for being prepared and sold from boats. Fish bread, which is sold on the coastal shores, also attracts great interest from tourists. So, how to make fish bread at home? If you have prepared the ingredients on the list, we can move on to the homemade fish sandwich recipe.

How Many Calories in 1 Serving of Fish Bread?

A fish sandwich, prepared with Francala bread (french bread), is approximately 400 calories. This food, which is rich in nutrients, can be consumed in moderation.

Prep Time : 20 mins
Cook time : 20 mins
Servings : 2 People
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Turkish Fish Sandwich


  • 2 pieces of half Francala bread (french bread)
  • 2 pieces of mackerel fillet (or sea bass fillet)
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 teaspoon red chili pepper
  • 1/2 bunch of parsley
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
Turkish Fish Sandwich


  1. Clean and wash the parsley and put it in a colander. When the water is drained, separate the leaves and chop them into large pieces. Prepare the onion by chopping it into small pieces.
  2. Apply a little olive oil to the fillets and cook them on both sides on the grill. Mix the onion, parsley, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper in a bowl and crush them a little.
  3. Cut the bread into sandwiches and place a piece of fish and the onion with parsley between them. Serve hot. Enjoy your meal.
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