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5 Fish Cakes For Those Who Hate Thorns

One of the main reasons why children do not like fish is the bones. To avoid them, we suggest you cook some of these easy-to-eat dishes that will delight young and old alike. Here is the step-by-step to make a delicious quebracho, tuna, hake, or salmon cake.

1. Scorpion cake

The scorpionfish is a fish full of thorns, especially on the crest, so it is difficult to handle. Therefore, we recommend that you ask your fishmonger to clean it to get a cake with the characteristic seafood flavor that this fish has.


  • 500 g of scorpionfish (clean and headless)
  • 7 eggs
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 butter spoons
  • 1 leek
  • ¼ liter of cream
  • 20 g fine breadcrumbs
  • ¼ liter of tomato sauce
  • Salt and pepper


  • Clean the leek. Cut it into large pieces.
  • Peel the carrots and do the same.
  • Cook the scorpionfish together with the leek, the carrot, and a handful of salt. It will be ready in about twelve minutes.
  • Strain and let cool.
  • Preheat the oven to 225 ° C.
  • When the fish is cold remove the skin and bones. Shred the meat.
  • Beat the eggs in a bowl and add the cream, tomato sauce, and flaked fish.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • Mix everything with the help of a fork.
  • Grease the mold with a little butter and sprinkle with a pinch of breadcrumbs inside.
  • Pour the batter into the mold.
  • Put water in a large heat-resistant fountain. Place the quebracho cake inside and do it in a bain-marie for 75 minutes.
  • Check if it is cooked by pricking with a fork.
  • Let cool and unmold.

2. Salmon cake

You will not find an easier recipe to make a salmon cake. With less than ten ingredients you will be able to have this perfect dish for your appetizers.


  • 150 g smoked Norwegian salmon
  • 250 g of mascarpone cheese
  • 1 lemon
  • Chive
  • Pepper
  • Chopped chives
  • Pink peppercorns


  • In a bowl, mix the mascarpone, the lemon juice, the finely chopped chives, and the chives.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • Place a slice of salmon in the bottom of a mold.
  • Follow with a layer of mascarpone cream.
  • Continue making alternate layers of salmon and cheese until the tub is complete.
  • Finish with a little lemon zest, some fresh herbs, and a few balls of pink peppers.

3. Easy hake cake

This recipe is perfect for children. The softness of the hake is joined by the sweet flavor of the sweet potato that they like so much. The result is scrumptious.


  • 700 g sweet potato
  • ⅓ cup of milk
  • 2 leeks
  • 1 bulb of fennel
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 ¼ cups broth
  • 400 g of hake without skin
  • 2 teaspoons fresh dill
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 200 ° C.
  • Cook the potatoes in a pot of boiling water until tender.
  • Peel and put the potato meat in a bowl with a tablespoon of oil and milk.
  • Blend until everything is smooth.
  • Cover to keep warm.
  • Heat a splash of oil in the skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Cut the leek and fennel into slices.
  • Sauté for three minutes until tender.
  • Cover and leave over medium heat for ten minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Sprinkle in flour and mix well.
  • Add the vegetable broth and cook everything over low heat for three minutes, until it thickens.
  • Add the shredded fish and chopped dill.
  • Put the mixture in a mold and cover it with the sweet potato puree.
  • Bake for twenty minutes, until golden.
  • Serve with a little chopped dill.

4. Chinese fish cake

We have found the perfect recipe to fill your fish dish with an oriental flavor. You can do it with hake, whiting, cod, or any white species.


  • 200 g of white fish
  • 2 eggs
  • 20 g nori seaweed
  • 30 g carrot
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  • Remove the skin and cut the fish into strips.
  • Peel the carrots and chop them very finely. You can also use a grater.
  • Cut the nori seaweed into very small strips.
  • Crack the eggs. Separate the whites and yolks.
  • Place the fish in a food processor or in the glass of a blender
  • Add the egg whites and a little water. Blend until a fine paste is left.
  • Add the carrots and seaweed. Combine all the ingredients.
  • Put a little salt and pepper.
  • Pour the cake batter into a lightly greased pan.
  • Steam over high heat for eight minutes.
  • After this time, pour the egg yolks on top.
  • Cover again and cook for five more minutes.
  • Flip the cake, unmold and cut into slices.

5. Easy tuna pie

This tuna cake is perfect as a first course in a meal or, with a little salad, as a unique recipe for dinner. Also, you can’t imagine how easy it is to do.


  • 1 can of canned tuna, drained
  • 3 eggs
  • 15 cl of skimmed milk
  • 200 g of flour
  • 90 g of grated cheese
  • 1 sachet of yeast
  • Olive oil
  • Salt


  • Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
  • Drain the tuna and crumble.
  • In a bowl, beat the eggs.
  • Add the flour, yeast, a tablespoon of olive oil, and milk. Mix everything well.
  • Add the tuna and combine again.
  • Put in a silicone mold and bake for 40 minutes.

Also Read: 5 Easy Hake Recipes Your Family Will Love

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