Fish Cakes (With Variations)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

Found this "quick & easy" recipe in KRAFT'S "What's Cooking" magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (170 g) cans tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 (120 g) box seasoned stuffing mix
  • 34 cup water
  • 14 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 12 cup shredded carrot


  1. Mix together stuffing mix, water, mayonnaise, tuna, relish, cheese and carrots.
  2. Cover and refrigerate 10 minutes.
  3. Heat a large non-stick frying pan sprayed with cooking spray on medium heat.
  4. For each fish cake, shape 1/2 cup of the stuffing mixture into a patty.
  5. Add to frying pan in batches.
  6. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown on both sides, turning over carefully.
  7. VARIATIONS: Keeping with the main recipe (with the addition of the water and mayonnaise amounts) you can use the following combination of ingredients:
  8. Crabmeat Cakes- 2 (120g) cans crabmeat, drained and flaked, 2 tablespoons tartar sauce, 1/2 cup finely chopped celery.
  9. Salmon Cakes- 2 (213g) cans salmon, drained, skin and bones discarded, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup chopped green onion.
  10. Shrimp Cakes- 2 (106g) cans tiny cooked shrimp, drained and flaked, 2 tablespoons
  11. barbecue sauce, 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper.


Most Helpful

I have never been crazy about Tuna! However, we tried this and it is FANTASTIC!! Can't get enough of it! Tried it as is! Thanks for sharing!

Dj's Eagles May 13, 2008

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