Tilapia Cakes with Mango-Coconut Curry Sauce

Photo: Squire Fox; Styling: Kaitlyn Du Ross  

Boasting big, bold global flavors, these crunchy cakes are a fun alternative to salmon croquettes or crab cakes.

Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: 1 patty, 1/2 cup rice, and about 2 1/2 tablespoons sauce)
Total:
Recipe from Cooking Light

More From Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands On: 40 Minutes
Total: 40 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 345
  • Fat: 13.5g
  • Saturated fat: 5.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.1g
  • Protein: 19g
  • Carbohydrate: 37g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 96mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 503mg
  • Calcium: 35mg

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups light coconut milk, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped mango
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 12 ounces tilapia, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs), divided
  • 1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons minced green onions
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons minced serrano chile
  • 2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice

Preparation

  1. 1. Combine 1/4 cup coconut milk, mango, and next 4 ingredients (through soy sauce) in a mini food processor; process until smooth. Combine mango mixture and remaining 1 cup coconut milk in a small saucepan over high heat; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 1 cup (about 10 minutes). Stir in lime juice.
  2. 2. Combine tilapia, 1/3 cup panko, and the next 8 ingredients (through eggs) in a large bowl; toss gently to combine. Using damp hands, shape mixture into 6 equal balls. Place remaining panko in a shallow dish. Coat balls in panko; gently press each ball into a (3-inch) patty.
  3. 3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add butter and oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add patties; cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Serve with sauce and rice.
Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Tilapia Cakes with Mango-Coconut Curry Sauce Recipe at a Glance
advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy