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Fresh Fish Cakes

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  Cod fillet 12 Ounce (375 Gram)
  Naturally smoked haddock fillet 6 Ounce (185 Gram)
  Milk/Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Use As Required)
  Potatoes 1 Pound (500 Gram)
  Coarsely chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , separated
  Butter 1 Ounce (30 Gram)
  Fresh white breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Coating)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Cover the fish with milk or milk and water (the amount will depend on the size of your fillets).
Add a little seasoning and poach until only just cooked.
Peel and boil the potatoes (or do the reverse).
Dry over a low heat for a few minutes, mash then beat in the parsley, egg yolk and butter.
Do not add salt but flavour lightly with a little pepper; the smoked fish will provide enough salt.
Skin and lightly flake the fish and stir gently into the potatoes, leaving plenty of identifiable chunks.
Chill for 30 minutes for easier handling and improved flavour.
Roll the mixture into a sausage about 23 cm/9 inches long and cut into slices about 2.5 cm/1 inch thick.
Beat the egg white with a pinch of salt and brush the cakes all over.
Roll the cakes in fresh white breadcrumbs and, if you can, chill again.
Fry in very hot oil about 1 cm/1/2 inch deep; so you don't make tide marks around the cakes; turn carefully once only.
Drain on absorbent paper and serve very hot accompanied by small wedges of lemon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South American
Side Dish
Dry Curry
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 208 Calories from Fat 58

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 73.6 mg24.5%

Sodium 157 mg6.5%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.7%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 20 g39.8%

Vitamin A 12.9% Vitamin C 36.9%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 7.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fresh Fish Cakes Recipe