Catfish Cakes with Tartar Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6 - 8 fish cakes


  • 2 catfish fillets (approximately 1 pound), diced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup onion, chopped very fine
  • 1/3 cup green pepper, chopped very fine
  • 3/4 cup Bisquick or other pancake mix
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Tartar Sauce
How to cook Catfish Cakes with Tartar Sauce:
  • In a large bowl, mix together fish, onion, green pepper, adding desired amounts of salt and pepper.
  • Mix whisked egg and lemon juice to the fish mixture. Add Bisquick.
  • Form into small patties and fry in heated oil.
  • Serve the Catfish Cakes hot with Tartar Sauce.

Tartar Sauce Recipe

Tartar Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon or white table vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For an added kick, add some capers or horseradish
How to cook Tartar Sauce:
  • To make a simple Tartar Sauce combine all sauce ingredients in a bowl.
Catfish Cakes with Tartar Sauce recipe
Catfish Cakes with Tartar Sauce recipe


The Catfish Cakes withTartar Sauce is a very affordable dish. This recipe is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.


Patties can also be broiled on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Flip once so patties can brown on both sides. Bake for 10-15 minutes at 400°F after broiling.

This recipe for Catfish Cakes with Tartar Sauce serves/makes: 6 - 8 fish cakes

The Catfish Cakes with Tartar Sauce recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Catfish (more Catfish recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)

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