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Spicy Fish Cakes

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 patty)
Make these as an appetizer, or serve atop lightly dressed greens for a simple dinner. Garnish with thinly sliced green onions.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons chile paste with garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 large egg white
  • 3/4 pound skinless halibut fillets, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound sea scallops
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 134
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fat 3.4 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 19.4 g
  • carbohydrate 6.1 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 31 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 211 mg
  • calcium 49 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Place first 9 ingredients in a food processor; pulse until coarsely ground. Divide fish mixture into 6 equal portions, shaping each portion into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add patties; cook 2 minutes on each side. Turn patties over; wrap handle of pan with foil. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.