Wendy's Premium Cod Fillet for Fridays During Lent

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Each year when Lent begins Wendy's offers their premium cod fillet so people can feast on fish on Friday and throughout the week.

Today is the first Friday during Lent, which means many Christians will be steering clear of meat. During this time of year, Wendy's reintroduces their fantastic fish sandwich. For those who are unsure of what to eat in a hurry on Fridays, check out Wendy's fish sandwich.

More About the Premium Cod Fillet at Wendy's

Ash Wednesday happened fell after Fat Tuesday and the end of Mardi Gras this week. People feasted knowing the famine was ahead. On Ash Wednesdays and Fridays throughout Lent, people do not eat meat. This means they are looking for new fish dishes to keep them full and satisfied without grabbing a cheeseburger on-the-go. This can be a challenge on Fridays when people are looking to wrap up their work week and want to grab something easy to eat on the way home. A great choice is stopping at Wendy's for their seasonal premium cod fillet sandwich.

Wendy's premium cod fillet contains 100 percent pure cod from the North Pacific. The cod is hand cut to make it taste even better. The fish is battered in a light and crispy Panko breading. It is topped off with fresh lettuce and tartar sauce then placed on a toasted bun. Unlike other fast food restaurants, the fish sandwich at Wendy's is available for a limited time only. During Lent, it is a quick way to fit fish into your diet on Fridays.

Nutritional Information About Wendy's Fish Sandwich

Besides flavor, people also want to know the nutritional information about Wendy's premium cod fillet sandwich. The sandwich contains 510 calories and 230 of them are from fat. The total amount of fat is 26.0 grams and 6.0 of them are saturated fat. It contains 50 mg of cholesterol and 970 mg of sodium. There are 51 grams of carbohydrates with 4 grams of dietary fiber. There are 7 grams of sugar and 18 grams of protein. The Wendy's fish sandwich has 20 percent of your daily iron requirements, 8 percent of your daily Vitamin A requirements and 8 percent of your daily calcium requirements.

A Taste Test of the Wendy's Premium Cod Fillet Sandwich

Now that we know more about the Wendy's fish sandwich, how does it taste? My husband decided to give it a try and share a bite with me. I am on a diet and prefer to eat grilled fish, which would be a great addition to Wendy's menu. With that in mind, I did think this fish sandwich was delicious. While I will not be eating it because of my dietary constraints, my husband would have it again.

The fish is flaky and had a nice juiciness rather than being dry. The bread crumbs were light and crispy without having that deep-fried flavor. The lettuce was fresh and crisp with just the right amount of tangy tartar sauce. My husband also orders this fish sandwich with just ketchup and cheese. He prefers it without the tartar sauce and lettuce. It is good to know it can be customized to suit the customer's palate. It is ideal with a baked potato or Wendy's natural fries, which are almost as good as those original British “chips” traditionally served with fish. Wendy's fish sandwich is a good solution for people who do not always want to cook fish on Fridays during Lent.

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