How To Make Mackerel Patties From Scratch?

  1. Drain mackerel, debone and transfer to a mixing bowl. Flake meat with fork. …
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients, excluding vegetable oil, and mix well. …
  3. Using ¼ cup as a measure, shape into patties.
  4. Fry in small amount of vegetable oil, on medium heat until golden brown (about 3 minutes per side).

Equipment Used for My Mackerel Cakes Recipe

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How To Make Mackerel Patties From Scratch?

How to Make Mackerel Patties Keto Friendly

At the bottom of this page, you can find a complete printable list of instructions for making fried mackerel cakes with tinned fish. Alternatively, you can click below to access my bonus recipe for my go-to quick white cheddar ranch dressing.

However, just to prove to you how simple this recipe for mackerel patties is, you won’t even need to return here to follow my step-by-step instructions.

  • Pour the oil from the tinned fish straight into a large frying pan, ready for shallow frying*
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all of the mackerel recipe ingredients, (except the white cheddar ranch dressing!)
  • Heat up the oil in the frying pan, and roll the mackerel patty recipe into 8 golf ball size balls
  • Then flatten in the palm of your hands to ½ an inch thickness and carefully place in the pan and pan-fry each side for about 3 minutes until theyre golden and can hold their shape
  • How To Make Mackerel Patties From Scratch?

    First off, take note that my recipe calls for 8 ounces of canned mackerel, which is equal to two small tins. In light of this, you might prefer using one can of oil in the recipe for the keto cheese sauce.

  • Just mix all of the ingredients in a bowl
  • Drizzle or serve alongside the mackerel fish cakes
  • Be aware that it will thicken when kept in the refrigerator, so stir it again with a spoon to thin it out.

    How To Make Mackerel Patties From Scratch?

    Mackerel is a highly nutritious and satiating fish that is recommended on the Keto or The Fast 800 diets. That’s another reason why I choose a mackerel tin with oil.

    To make up for it, simply add 2 tablespoons of olive oil or rapeseed oil to your frying pan if you can only make these mackerel patties with mackerel in spring water or brine. Then, follow the recipe as normal.

    How To Make Mackerel Patties From Scratch?


  • 15 oz canned Mackerel in brine
  • 2 eggs
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, ¼ cup
  • Breadcrumbs, ½ cup
  • Mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons
  • Mustard, 2 tablespoons
  • Chopped chives or scallion, 2 tablespoons
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • FAQ

    What is the best cooking method for mackerel?

    Quickly pan-frying the fillets is arguably the simplest method for preparing mackerel; just be sure to remove the pin bones first. Mackerel fillets cook quickly on the grill thanks to the high heat, which also makes the skin extremely crispy.

    What goes good with canned mackerel?

    Smooth, flavorful, and delectable olive oil-packed mackerel in cans My preferred method of preparing canned mackerel so far is to mix it with pasta. You can prepare a nutritionally sound meal in under 30 minutes by simply mixing your favorite pasta with the canned mackerel and some sautéed vegetables.

    Can you eat canned mackerel raw?

    Canned mackerel is a convenient and easy-to-prepare food. It can be consumed directly from the can or prepared using a variety of recipes.

    Can you freeze mackerel patties?

    They also freeze beautifully, either before or after the panning process. Chill first and then wrap in baking parchment before freezing. What is this? Since everything in these fish cakes has already been cooked, all that is required is for them to be brought to temperature.

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