Mini Codfish Cakes

These are a wonderful appetizer served with tartar sauce or aioli.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp. grated horseradish
  • 1½ Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless fillet of cod
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 slices good white bread, torn
  • 1 tsp. minced dill
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup fine white breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup canola oil

Directions

  • Mix sour cream and horseradish in a small bowl. Set aside. Bring lemon juice and water to boil, then add fish and boil until it flakes, about 8 minutes. Drain and cool.
  • Put the fish, egg, bread, dill, mayonnaise, salt, and pepper in the food processor or blender and pulse until coarsely mixed. Turn out onto waxed paper.
  • Form into small cakes and sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  • Heat oil to 350ºF in a large frying pan. Fry cakes until well browned. Serve hot or warm with horseradish sauce.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp. grated horseradish
  • 1½ Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless fillet of cod
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 slices good white bread, torn
  • 1 tsp. minced dill
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup fine white breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup canola oil

Directions

  • Mix sour cream and horseradish in a small bowl. Set aside. Bring lemon juice and water to boil, then add fish and boil until it flakes, about 8 minutes. Drain and cool.
  • Put the fish, egg, bread, dill, mayonnaise, salt, and pepper in the food processor or blender and pulse until coarsely mixed. Turn out onto waxed paper.
  • Form into small cakes and sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  • Heat oil to 350ºF in a large frying pan. Fry cakes until well browned. Serve hot or warm with horseradish sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories370
Total Fat27g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol85mg
Sodium450mg
Total Carbohydrate15g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein15g