Monday, March 21, 2011

Recipe for Fish Cakes

Ingredients for 2 patties, about 2 ounces each;  211 calories, 9.7 grams fat, 12 grams carbs, 1 gram fiber, 19 grams protein, 5 WW Points+ per patty

4 ounces (+/-) of firm white fish, finely chopped
1 TBSP lime juice
1 TBSP finely chopped green onion
1 TBSP grated fresh ginger
3 TBSP plain non-fat Greek yogurt, divided
3 TBSP coating (panko, fine bread crumbs, fish coating-I used a macadamia, coconut, flax coating mix)
1 TBSP Asian sweet and sour dipping sauce
Salt and pepper to taste
½ TBSP olive oil
Lime slices for serving


Mix 2 TBSP of yogurt with the sweet and sour sauce.  Refrigerate until ready to plate.

Salt and pepper the fish.  Add green onion, ginger, lime juice and 1 TBSP of yogurt.  Mix gently and form into 2 patties.  Pat coating on both sides of patties.

Heat olive oil over medium to medium high heat.  Add patties and cook about 2 – 2 ½ minutes per side.

Drain on paper towels and serve with dollop of sauce and slice of lime.