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Alaska Pollock Fish Cakes

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Wild Alaska pollock is a great fish to use for tasty fish cakes that kids will love! Make this easy sugar free ketchup as a dipping sauce.
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Servings: 5
  • Yield: 10 fish cakes


  • 10 ounces Alaska pollock fillets
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Sugar free ketchup:

  • 1 cup strained tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 tablespoons date or maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Step 1 Make the ketchup:

    Peel and dice the onion.

    Put all ingredients in a small pot and simmer for about 10-15 minutes on medium heat.

    Finely puree everything and pour into a clean jar with a lid and store in the refrigerator.

  2. Step 2 Make the fish cakes:

    Peel the onion and cut it in half. Put all the ingredients in a blender and pulse to finely chop. Form patties from the mixture.

    In a non-stick frying pan, heat the oil and fry the fish cakes on medium heat until golden brown on both sides.

    Serve the pollock cakes with ketchup.

    *Serve with roasted veggies cut into strips for a full meal.