What Are Fish Fillet Sandwiches Actually Made Of?

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Just about every fast food chain has a variation of McDonald’s fish fillet sandwich, but what are these fish sandwiches actually made of? This is why we are here, to answer the hard hitting questions for you!

The fish fillet sandwich from McDonald’s contains a battered, fried fish fillet patty made from Alaskan Pollock, which is actually a Pacific cod fish. Sometimes AKA Hoki is used also.

McDonald’s contracts with a food distributer that makes the fillet’s for them. When the fillet’s are deep fried at McDonald’s, they are held for a max of 20-minutes at 93F degrees.

And now you know! The fillet’s are generally a healthy fast food options, despite the deep frying and the massive glob of tartar sauce they drop on the sandwich!