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Fish Stick Tater Tot Casserole
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Fish Sticks Casserole: An Easy Back to School Meal

A twist on a classic favorite. This perfectly textured, and spiced casserole is ideal for the entire family to enjoy when the kids go back to school.
Prep Time17 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time57 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, fish, fish sticks, seafood
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 789cal
Cost: $8


  • 3-quart casserole baking dish


  • 24 whole Gorton's Crunchy Fish Sticks pre-baked according to the package
  • 16 ounces Tater Tots pre-baked according to the package
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon Frank's Red Hot Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 16 ounces shredded cheddar hand grated melts the best


  • Pre-cook the tater tots and Gorton's Fish Sticks according to the package instructions.   
  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, and spices until fully combined.
  • Pour egg/milk mixture into a large casserole dish.
  •  Add 50% of the cooked tater tots onto the top of the egg mixture.
  • Line with 50% of the cooked fish sticks on top.
  • Add 1 cup of cheese, and repeat the process until you have another layer of tots, fish, and cheese. 
  •  Bake for 35-40 mins at 375 Fahrenheit or until egg are fully cooked. The casserole should feel firm when gently pressed.


Nutritional values may vary and are meant to be a guide.
For best results, this meal tastes best when eaten on the same day. 


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 789cal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 293mg | Sodium: 1405mg | Potassium: 660mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1160IU | Vitamin C: 5.7mg | Calcium: 845mg | Iron: 1.8mg