How to Cook Fish Cakes and Pasta

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Get a salted pot of water in the stove and bring to a boil

Get a salted pot of water in the stove and bring to a boil

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Use any bread you like, i had rolls leftover from another meal make sure you have enough for coating. These will be bread crumbs

Use any bread you like, i had rolls leftover from another meal make sure you have enough for coating. These will be bread crumbs

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Add them into a blender or food processor and pulse until crumbs!

Add them into a blender or food processor and pulse until crumbs!

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Like so, put them in a bowl and set aside for now

Like so, put them in a bowl and set aside for now

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Take your fish, you can use any kind, I found some mahi mahi on sale so that's what I used

Take your fish, you can use any kind, I found some mahi mahi on sale so that's what I used

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If you have a blood line in your fish rice and ensure bones are removed. The blood line is super fishy and not pleasant to eat.

If you have a blood line in your fish rice and ensure bones are removed. The blood line is super fishy and not pleasant to eat.

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Dice up the fish and add into the food processor

Dice up the fish and add into the food processor

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Pulse until its small pieces, but don't go to long that it turns into a paste almost.

Pulse until its small pieces, but don't go to long that it turns into a paste almost.

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Picture of the cake ingredients for cakes. Salt, pepper mayo, sriracha (like putting it in where I can!) Dijon mustard

Picture of the cake ingredients for cakes. Salt, pepper mayo, sriracha (like putting it in where I can!) Dijon mustard

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The lemon, I love using citrus, and the zest is so awesome to use. Use zest of this whole lemon, and half it's juice

The lemon, I love using citrus, and the zest is so awesome to use. Use zest of this whole lemon, and half it's juice

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Add it all to a bowl, see the supply list for quantity

Add it all to a bowl, see the supply list for quantity

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Add the 2-3 tablespoons parsley

Add the 2-3 tablespoons parsley

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Then the half chopped onion

Then the half chopped onion

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Like so

Like so

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And then the egg

And then the egg

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Mix it all up

Mix it all up

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Add about a third cup of the fresh breadcrumbs and mix

Add about a third cup of the fresh breadcrumbs and mix

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Oh I also added the 3 cloves of garlic. You can add them earlier, I almost forgot

Oh I also added the 3 cloves of garlic. You can add them earlier, I almost forgot

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Then add your fish and using a spatula fold the fish into the mix

Then add your fish and using a spatula fold the fish into the mix

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I also added more breadcrumbs as I mixed until I got a consistency I liked, roughly 1 and 1/3 cups total

I also added more breadcrumbs as I mixed until I got a consistency I liked, roughly 1 and 1/3 cups total

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Form the patties!

Form the patties!

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Get some olive oil on a pan, nice and hot

Get some olive oil on a pan, nice and hot

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Dip the cakes in the remaining breadcrumbs and coat each side. Set aside until oil is hot

Dip the cakes in the remaining breadcrumbs and coat each side. Set aside until oil is hot

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While waiting I trimmed the asparagus and cut into thirds. Roughly bite size pieces, set them aside for now

While waiting I trimmed the asparagus and cut into thirds. Roughly bite size pieces, set them aside for now

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Our water is boiling, add pasta. You can use any you like, I went for some whole wheat thin spaghetti

Our water is boiling, add pasta. You can use any you like, I went for some whole wheat thin spaghetti

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Bam cooking! HEY! That water better be salted as well!

Bam cooking! HEY! That water better be salted as well!

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Oil is hot, Add cakes, if you need work in batches. Cook about 4 minutes and flip

Oil is hot, Add cakes, if you need work in batches. Cook about 4 minutes and flip

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Bam! Another 4 minutes and add on a plate with a paper towel for any excess oil. Put in the oven or microwave to rest while we finish

Bam! Another 4 minutes and add on a plate with a paper towel for any excess oil. Put in the oven or microwave to rest while we finish

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While the cakes were Cooking I chopped my shallot

While the cakes were Cooking I chopped my shallot

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And got another pan with a bit of olive oil hot

And got another pan with a bit of olive oil hot

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Add shallot and one clove of garlic and cook 2-3 minutes

Add shallot and one clove of garlic and cook 2-3 minutes

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Add one tablespoon butter and melt

Add one tablespoon butter and melt

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Add the tablespoon of flour and make the roux, let the flour cook 2 minutes or so

Add the tablespoon of flour and make the roux, let the flour cook 2 minutes or so

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Bam looks kinda like that right?

Bam looks kinda like that right?

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Add the wine and chicken stock and juice from one lemon, let cook and reduce about 5 minutes

Add the wine and chicken stock and juice from one lemon, let cook and reduce about 5 minutes

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Get the rest of the veg ready, the 1/4 cup parsley

Get the rest of the veg ready, the 1/4 cup parsley

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A handful of cherry tomatoes, halved and the asparagus

A handful of cherry tomatoes, halved and the asparagus

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Our pasta finished, I drained it and put the  pot I cooked it in back on the heat

Our pasta finished, I drained it and put the pot I cooked it in back on the heat

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Added the veg mix and the sauce cooked another 4 minutes

Added the veg mix and the sauce cooked another 4 minutes

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Add the second tablespoon of butter and mix

Add the second tablespoon of butter and mix

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Add pasta back in and spices, also about 3-4 tablespoons olive oil And mix well

Add pasta back in and spices, also about 3-4 tablespoons olive oil And mix well

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Plate and enjoy. Pasta and then a cake on top. Finish with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice on top. Thanks for tuning in! Check my other guides and Facebook the love of culinary creations. Enjoy!

Plate and enjoy. Pasta and then a cake on top. Finish with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice on top. Thanks for tuning in! Check my other guides and Facebook the love of culinary creations. Enjoy!

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