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Cod And Potato Cakes

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Ingredients
  Frozen cod fillets/Fresh cod fillets 1 Pound, thawed
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  All-purpose potatoes 12 Ounce, peeled and cubed
  1% low fat milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Corn bread stuffing/Regular bread stuffing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dried marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 3
  White wine vinegar 2 Teaspoon
  Frozen peas and carrots 10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)
  Canola oil/Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Make sure that the fish fillets are free of any bones.
2. Pat the fillets dry on kitchen paper.
3. In a food processor or blender, combine corn bread or stuffing, thyme, and marjoram. Grind to fine crumbs. Keep aside

MAKING
4. In a medium heavy bottomed saucepan, combine onion, potatoes, milk, water, salt, and pepper.
5. Place over moderate heat and bring to a boil.
6. Reduce flame, cover pan and let simmer for 20 minutes until potatoes are fork tender.
7. Drain the potatoes and onions reserving the cooking liquid.
8. Return 1/2 cup of the reserved cooking liquid to potatoes in saucepan.
9. Use a potato masher to make a smooth mash, adding more liquid if necessary. Keep aside.
10. In a large bowl, flake fish into small pieces. Stir in cornbread crumb mixture, mashed potatoes, egg whites, vinegar, peas and carrots. Use your hands to mix well.
11. Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions and shape each into 4-inch round and 2 ½-inch thick patties.

FINALIZING
12. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil over moderate heat.
13. Place 4 patties at a time, cover pan and cook for 4 to 5 minutes on each side.
14. Remove on to a warm serving platter and keep hot in a warmed oven
15. Add more oil to the pan and fry remaining 4 patties.

SERVING
16. Serve the patties hot and crispy with a sauce of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Shallow Frying
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cod
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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