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Fish croquettes

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Fish croquettes


Photo credit: G. Drakopoulos - Food Styling: T. Webb

This is a great idea to use for leftover fish, whether they have been grilled or fried!

  • Remove skin and bones from fish.
  • Place the pieces of fish in a bowl and add the rest of the ingredients for fish mixture.
  • Mix with a fork and mash slightly until the mixture comes together.
  • Moisten your hands and shape the mixture into whatever shape you would like for your croquettes. Transfer to a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Place in freezer for at least 3 hours.
  • At this point, you can put them in a bowl or a resealable bag and cook them when needed. They can be stored in the freezer for up to 2 months.
  • Remove the croquettes from the freezer. Dredge them in flour first, then in egg (lightly beaten) and then roll them in the breading to coat.
  • Fill a wide, shallow pan with olive oil until it reaches 2 cm in height. Heat oil to 180* C (350* F).
  • Fry croquettes until golden brown and crunchy all over.
  • Remove from pan and allow to drain on a plate lined with a few layers of paper towels.
  • Serve with some mayonnaise.


Some great types of fish for this recipe are salmon and sea bass! You can always bake them in the oven instead of frying them!

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
12 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
16 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
25 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
6 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
2 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
36 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
3 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
12 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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