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Fish cakes

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Fish cakes


  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add 3 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onion, the garlic, and add them to the pan.
  • Add the thyme, the oregano, salt, pepper, and sauté for 8-10 minutes on medium heat, until caramelized.
  • Cut the cod into very small cubes and add them to a bowl. Alternatively, beat them in a blender until they are broken down into very small pieces.
  • Add 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, pepper, the lemon zest and juice, the mint finely chopped, and mix with a spoon.
  • Add the breadcrumbs, the onion, and mix. Shape into 13-15 cakes.
  • Place a frying pan over medium heat and add 3-4 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Add the fish cakes to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes on both sides, until they are golden brown.
  • Transfer to a baking pan and bake for 10-15 minutes.

For the sauce

  • In a bowl add the mayonnaise, the lime zest and juice, the ketchup, salt, pepper, the chili pepper finely chopped, and mix.
  • Serve with lemon slices, mint, and oregano.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
9 %


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)
21 %

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)
7 %

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)
2 %


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)
9 %


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)
10 %


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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