Pretzel-Breaded Fish Cakes

with Bavarian roasted broccoli

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Eggs, Fish, Wheat, Soy

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
A note about serious food allergies

Fish cakes come and fish cakes go, but a fish cake with the special crunch and salty assist of pretzels? That's one for the recipe book. We serve these flaky-on-the-inside, crunchy-on-the-outside cakes with a horseradish mayonnaise that has just the right amount of root spice, and broccoli with mustard (because what goes with pretzels if not mustard?) We've loved many a fish cake in our day, but not like these ones.

In Your Box (serves 2)

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    ¼ cup Panko Breadcrumbs
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    ¼ cup Pretzel Breading
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    12 oz. Tilapia Fillets
  • 2 Tbsp. Grainy Mustard
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    ¼ cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 Green Onions
  • 1 Shallot
  • 8 oz. Broccoli Florets
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    1 Tbsp. Horseradish Sauce
  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Cook the Tilapia

    Cook the Tilapia

    Pat tilapia fillets dry, and season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and spray generously with cooking spray. Add tilapia to hot pan and cook until tilapia reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 2-3 minutes per side. Transfer tilapia to another mixing bowl and let cool, 3-5 minutes. Once cooled, use two forks to shred tilapia. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  • Step 2 - Prepare Ingredients and Roast Broccoli

    Prepare Ingredients and Roast Broccoli

    Peel and slice shallot into ¼" rounds. Trim and cut white portions of green onion into 1" lengths. Thinly slice green portions. Cut broccoli into bite-sized pieces, if necessary. Toss broccoli, shallot, and white portions of green onions on prepared baking sheet with half the mustard (reserve remaining for sauce), 1 tsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Roast until tender, 14-16 minutes. While broccoli roasts, combine horseradish, half the mayonnaise (reserve remaining for fish cakes), remaining mustard, 2 tsp. water, half the green portions of green onions (reserve remaining for fish cakes), and a pinch of salt and pepper in a mixing bowl. Refrigerate until plating.

  • Step 3 - Form the Cakes

    Form the Cakes

    To bowl with fish, add remaining mayonnaise, panko, remaining green portions of green onions, ¼ cup water, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Thoroughly mix. Let fish mixture rest 5 minutes, then form into ½"-thick cakes. Place pretzel breading on a plate. Coat fish cakes with pretzel breading,

  • Step 4 - Cook the Cakes

    Cook the Cakes

    Return pan used to cook tilapia to medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Working in batches if necessary, gently add fish cakes to hot pan. Cook until browned, 3-5 minutes per side. Don't crowd the pan. Remove from burner.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing fish cakes with sauce or serving on the side. Bon appétit!