Fish cakes with watermelon salsa

Fish cakes with watermelon salsa

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Sandra Schumann

Sandra Schumann

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

45 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
250 g
cod filet
kg
watermelon (without rind and seeds)
150 g
cucumber
½
chili pepper
½
red onion
1 tbsp
olive oil
100 g
shrimp (blanched and shelled)
½
lime (zest and juice)
tsp
chili powder
2
eggs
37½ g
breadcrumbs
5 g
basil
10 g
mint
salt
pepper
vegetable oil for frying
basil for garnish
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Utensils

sieve, pot, bowl, cutting board, knife, fine grater, citrus press, frying pan, spatula

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Nutrition per serving

Cal569
Fat19 g
Protein48 g
Carb43 g
  • Step 1/5

    Bring water to a simmer in a pot. Fix a sieve over the simmering water, place cod fillet inside, and let steam for approx. 5 min.
    • 250 g cod filet
    • sieve
    • pot

    Bring water to a simmer in a pot. Fix a sieve over the simmering water, place cod fillet inside, and let steam for approx. 5 min.

  • Step 2/5

    Meanwhile, halve watermelon, remove skin, and dice finely. Peel cucumbers, quarter lengthwise, remove seeds, and dice finely. Finely slice half the onion. Finely dice chili pepper. Finely chop mint and basil. Add all salsa ingredients to a large bowl. Season mixture with olive oil, salt and pepper and mix well. Finely dice remaining onion and set aside.
    • kg watermelon
    • 150 g cucumber
    • ½ chili pepper
    • ½ red onion
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 5 g basil
    • 10 g mint
    • salt
    • pepper
    • bowl
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Meanwhile, halve watermelon, remove skin, and dice finely. Peel cucumbers, quarter lengthwise, remove seeds, and dice finely. Finely slice half the onion. Finely dice chili pepper. Finely chop mint and basil. Add all salsa ingredients to a large bowl. Season mixture with olive oil, salt and pepper and mix well. Finely dice remaining onion and set aside.

  • Step 3/5

    Remove cod filet from heat. Chop shrimp into small pieces. Zest lime. Place shrimp and cod in a bowl and season with lime zest, sugar, chili powder, diced onion, eggs, bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Halve lime and squeeze juice over the watermelon salsa.
    • 100 g shrimp
    • ½ lime
    • tsp chili powder
    • 2 eggs
    • 37½ g breadcrumbs
    • salt
    • pepper
    • bowl
    • fine grater
    • citrus press

    Remove cod filet from heat. Chop shrimp into small pieces. Zest lime. Place shrimp and cod in a bowl and season with lime zest, sugar, chili powder, diced onion, eggs, bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Halve lime and squeeze juice over the watermelon salsa.

  • Step 4/5

    Mix fishcake ingredients to a smooth consistency and form into small balls with your hands.

    Mix fishcake ingredients to a smooth consistency and form into small balls with your hands.

  • Step 5/5

    Fry fishcakes in batches for approx. 3 – 4 min. on either side or until golden brown, pressing down slightly to form a patty shape. Serve with salsa and garnish with basil. Enjoy!
    • vegetable oil for frying
    • basil for garnish
    • frying pan
    • spatula

    Fry fishcakes in batches for approx. 3 – 4 min. on either side or until golden brown, pressing down slightly to form a patty shape. Serve with salsa and garnish with basil. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Fish cakes with watermelon salsa

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