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halibut cakes / patties

a recipe by
Chris L.
xxxxx, MT

Halibut is so darned expensive! We had some left over Halibut and I was looking for a way to use it up. This is an adaption of the Halibut cake recipe I found on the Halibut Barn web site.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For halibut cakes / patties

  • 1 lb
    cooked halibut pieces, flaked
  • 1 c
    italian bread crumbs (or panko)
  • 1 lg
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    dry mustard
  • half oil and butter for frying
  • lemon wedges

How To Make halibut cakes / patties

  • 1
    Mix bread crumbs (or Panko flakes) with egg, mayo, and seasonings (salt through dry mustard).
  • 2
    Gently mix in cooked halibut flakes.
  • 3
    Shape into small patties (3 inches in diameter and 1/2 inches thick) and fry in hot oil and butter, about 5 min. per side.
  • 4
    Drain on paper towels to absorb oil / butter; serve with tartar sauce or cocktail sauce and a wedge of lemon.