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How to Make Fish Cakes

How to Make Fish Cakes

Homemade fish cakes are simple to make and delicious to eat—not to mention a great way to use up what you have in the fridge! From sophisticated seafood restaurants to quick weeknight meals, fish cakes are delicious no matter the setting. Once you learn how to make fish cakes, homemade fish cakes will become a menu staple. The recipe is versatile: you can use different ingredients and mix the seasonings to your taste. The recipe below uses tuna, but if you prefer a different type of fish, such as salmon, crab or shrimp, you can make it differently every time. Serve with tartar sauce or cocktail sauce for an appetizer that is sure to impress!

Read on for instructions on making our recipe for Fish Cakes. Like what you see? Check out more delicious and easy seafood recipes.

How to Make Fish Cakes - Preparation

Gather the following ingredients.

  • 2 cans (5 oz. each) light tuna in water, drained, flaked
  • 1 pkg. (6 oz.) STOVE TOP Stuffing Mix for Chicken
  • 1 cup KRAFT Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1/3 cup KRAFT Real Mayo Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. CLAUSSEN Sweet Pickle Relish

How to Make Fish Cakes - Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients. Refrigerate 10 min.; stir.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium heat. Use ice cream scoop to add 1/3-cup portions of tuna mixture, in batches, to skillet.
  3. Flatten into patties with back of spatula. Cook 6 min. or until golden brown on both sides, carefully turning patties after 3 min.

Check Out Some of Our Favorite Recipes for Fish Cakes

From salmon to tuna to crab, the combination possibilities are endless when it comes to homemade fish cakes. Have your heart set on salmon? Give our Zucchini-Salmon Cakes, Mini Salmon Cakes with Lemon-Dill Aioli or HEALTHY LIVING Salmon Cakes Recipe a try. Prefer crab? Whip up our Down-Home Crab Cakes, Grilled Crab Cakes or Southern-Style Crab Cakes with Cool Lime Sauce. If you’re celebrating Passover, add Passover Fish Cakes—made using matzo meal and whitefish—to the menu. Keep it classic with Tuna-Potato Cakes or change things up with our Crab Cake Casserole.

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