Breaded Haddock - Shaped Patties Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 12 ounces (340 g) smoked haddock fillets, skinned
  • 12 ounces (340 g) potatoes, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) water
  • 4 tablespoons (60 mL) milk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL / 70 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3/8 cup (94 mL) toasted breadcrumbs
    Breadcrumbs Mixture
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL / 70 g) all-purpose flour
  • l/4 cup (60 mL) breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
    To Shape Mixture into Patties
  • Flour
    To Microwave
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) butter or margarine
    To Reheat
  • Melted butter
How to cook Breaded Haddock - Shaped Patties:
  • In a plate, cut smoked haddock fillets into small pieces arrange, fleshy sides towards the outside.
  • Cover and microwave for 4 to 5 minutes on 'MAXIMUM', until flesh is easily broken -up with a fork.
  • Drain, bone and crumble fish.
  • Microwave potato pieces in water, covered, for 9 or 10 minutes on 'MAXIMUM', stirring once.
  • Crush potatoes and mix in milk then mix in egg yolk and pepper.
  • Mix well divide mixture into 4 equal parts.
  • Mix together all breadcrumbs mixture ingredients.
  • Shape mixture (see below) into 4 fish-shaped (or other) patties.
  • Coat patties with flour dip patties into beaten egg, before coating patties with breadcrumbs.
  • Freeze (see below) immediately, uncovered. Individually wrap patties label and freeze.
Breadcrumbs Mixture
  • Transfer flour, breadcrumbs into 2 separate bowls.
  • In a separate bowl, beat egg.
  • Coat patties with flour, then dip patties into beaten egg.
  • Finally, coat patties with breadcrumbs.
To Shape Mixture into Patties
  • Flour your hands.
  • Divide fish mixture into equal parts shape into fish-shaped, flat or sausage-shaped patties.
  • Fish-shaped patties: shape each mixture part into approximately 1-inch (2.5-cm) thick pear-shaped patties, and then shape thinner end patties into a 'V', shaping the 'tails'.
  • Flat patties: flatten each mixture part, using a spatula, until 1-inch (2.5-cm) thick.
  • Sausage-shaped patties: shape mixture into sausages, flattening each end of each 'sausage'.
To Microwave
  • Unwrap fish patties arrange onto a microwave-safe plate thaw.
  • In a small bowl, melt butter or margarine, covered, for 15 to 30 seconds on 'MAXIMUM'.
  • Pour melted fat over patties cover and microwave for 6 to 7 minutes, on 'MAXIMUM', turning plate once.
  • Or, preheat a microwave-safe browning dish and brown fish patties for 2 1/2 minutes on each side, on 'MAXIMUM'.
To Freeze, Thaw and Reheat
  • Freeze patties for 3 to 4 hours, uncovered, onto a freezer paper-lined baking sheet.
  • Then wrap patties individually or transfer into a freezer-safe bag freeze for 1 month, maximum.
  • To thaw, unwrap and arrange patties into a shallow dish.
  • Microwave, covered, for 5 to 6 minutes at 'DEFROST', turning patties once.
  • To reheat, brush patties with melted butter, to taste.
  • Microwave patties, covered, for 5 minutes on 'MAXIMUM', turning once.
  • Leave to rest for 1 or 2 minutes.


Oven: 700 watts
Thawing and reheating time: 10 minutes
Enough breadcrumbs mixture for 6 to 8 medium patties.

This recipe for Breaded Haddock - Shaped Patties serves/makes: 4

The Breaded Haddock - Shaped Patties recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Haddock (more Haddock recipes)
Preparation Method: Microwave (more Microwave recipes)

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