Healthy cod fish cakes 香煎鳕鱼饼

Golden and crispy on the outside, soft and tender on the inside, these cod fish cakes are both delicious and healthy. The dish only requires a few common ingredients, and is very easy to make. The cod fish cakes are definitely a crowd pleaser. For those who are trying to eat healthy, these cod fish cakes – high in protein and healthy – can also be a great main option.

Ingredients (serves 1-2):

  • 150g cod fillet
  • 1 egg
  • 30g carrot
  • 20-30g breadcrumb
  • 1/2tsp garlic powder
  •  salt, pepper to taste


  • Pat dry cod with paper towel, sprinkle salt on both sides of fish, refrigerate for 24-48 hours. Then finely chop the fish, or process into a rough paste with a food processor. Combine cod fish with egg, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, finely chopped carrot and ground pepper.
  • You should be able to easily form the mixture into a ball with your hands. Add more breadcrumbs if the mixture is very sticky.
  • Portion mixture into patties (adjust size to your liking). Coat the bottom of a non stick pan with oil and heat to medium-high. Cook fish cakes over medium heat.
  • Cook fish cakes until golden brown, then flip sides, cook about 5-8 minutes per side (adjust timing according to size)


  • Other than carrot, sweet peas and corns will also work for this recipe
  • If you like a more ‘al dente’, bouncy texture, use shrimps instead 

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