Spicy Baked (not fried) Fish Cakes Big Easy Style

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Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousChef

Another cold day in Wichita, and another wonderful chance to spend time in the kitchen, experimenting... This time it’s fish cakes. I tried several different types of fish; finally settling on a 50/50 mix of shrimp and cod. Feel free to try your own mix.

I then added some spices to kick up the flavor, and baked, not fried the results.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 18 oz
    fresh fish, i chose cod, and shrimp 50/50, and chopped
  • 2 medium
    eggs
  • 2 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper, freshly ground, or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp
    brown mustard, i chose gray poupon
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/4 c
    fresh italian parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    scallions, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    celery, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp
    hot sauce, i chose frank's original
  • ·
    grated zest and juice from 1/2 of a lemon, or lime
  • ·
    olive oil for cooking

How to Make Spicy Baked (not fried) Fish Cakes Big Easy Style

Step-by-Step

  1. Gather all your ingredients together.
  2. Place the fish and the eggs in the bowl of a food processor, fitted with an S-blade.
  3. Process with one-second pulses until it forms a course paste, about 8 – 10 pulses.
  4. Put the processed fish into a large bowl, add all the other ingredients, except the oil, and mix to combine. Do not over mix.
  5. Chef's Note: I did try them with half the breadcrumbs with the fish, and the other half used as a coating, but I preferred them with all the breadcrumbs with the fish.
  6. Shape the mixture into small cakes of about 5 ounces each.
  7. Place a rack in the middle position, and preheat the oven to 375f (190c).
  8. Heat the oil in a sauté pan, and cook the fish cakes about two minutes on each side.
  9. Transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet, and finish cooking in the oven for 8 – 10 minutes.
  10. Serve warm on a bed of Spring greens and garnish with some tarter sauce. Enjoy.
  11. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Spicy Baked (not fried) Fish Cakes Big Easy Style

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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