Fish Cakes

These healthy fish cakes are delicious and easy to make. Fish is among the healthiest foods on the planet. It is loaded with important nutrients, such as protein and vitamin D. Fish is also a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are incredibly important for your body and brain. 


  • ¼ bunch fresh parsley leaves
  • 1-2 shallots, roughly cut
  • 1 red onion, peeled 
  • 1 clove garlic 
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten 
  • 500 g firm white fish like Snapper, Blue Eye Trevalla or Mahi-Mahi, roughly diced
  • 1 slice multigrain bread, made into breadcrumbs 
  • 1 lemon -zest finely grated and juice of half lemon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 


  • In a food processor, process parsley, onion, shallots and garlic until finely chopped.  
  • Add the fish, breadcrumbs, egg, seasoning, lemon and zest and process to a rough paste. If you don't have a processor, you can dice the ingredients finely and squeeze together with your hands.
  • Roll with wet hands into 8 patties.
  • Heat  a non stick fry-pan on medium heat and drizzle olive oil, coconut oil or a little butter
  • Cook fish cakes for about 3-4 minutes on each side or until just brown.
  • Serve immediately with a lemon or lime wedge and a salad. Enjoy!
Serves 8 

For another tasty recipe, try my Fresh Tomato & Basil Spaghetti


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