Showing posts with label fried fish. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fried fish. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Fish Cakes!

We've been eating more fish at
our house, since you just can't argue with
the health benefits. Fish is low in fat,
high in protein and an excellent source
of omega 3 fatty acids. We've been
trying it in a variety of ways. Our latest
was an Alaskan cod cooked up into
fish cakes.

I have to say, it was delicious! Crunchy on the outside
moist on the inside with a nice flavor that didn't
overwhelm. And the really nice thing is that it's
very simple to make.


6 tblspns butter
2/3 cup chopped green onion
1/2 cup organic flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 chopped parsley
1/4 tspn black pepper
2 cups flaked cooked fish (cod, tuna or flounder)
4 tblspns plain bread crumbs
1/2 tspn Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tspn salt

1 large egg
1 tblspn water
1/2 cup flour
1 cup dry breadcrumbs
Vegetable oil


In a medium saucepan, melt the butter. Add the green onion and cook
until tender. Stir in the flour (should form a paste). Slowly add the milk,
stirring until it is smooth and comes to a boil. Add the parsley and
black pepper. Stir in the fish, the breadcrumbs, the Worcestershire
sauce and the salt. Let it cool.

In a shallow frying pan, pour in the oil until it is 1/8 of an inch deep set on
med-high heat. Mix the large egg with the water in a small bowl. In
another bowl put 1/2 cup of flour. In another bowl put the 1 cup of
bread crumbs.

Now form the fish cake batter into patties (makes 6-8). Coat on both
sides with flour, then with the beaten egg, then with the bread crumbs.
Place in the shallow frying pan and cook until browned, flipping once.
About 2 minutes per side. Serve with lemon or lime wedges.



Jenn McKinlay
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