Mediterranean-Style Grilled Fish Cakes For A Weekend Party

Mediterranean-Style Grilled Fish Cakes For A Weekend Party

Grilling a fish is not an easy task when compared to other meat types. Though it takes no time to get cooked, it does require more attention when being cooked on the grill. The versatility of fish meat makes it easier to combine it with different sauces or even a side dish of your taste. The good news is that fish is a healthy food item and delicious at the same time. 

Here is one of the yummiest fish recipes you have tasted ever. 

Mediterranean-Style Grilled Fish Cakes


  • Tuna flakes – 1 cup

  • Shrimp – 3/4 cup

  • Bay scallops – 3/4 cup

  • Bread crumbs – 1/2 cup

  • Sun-dried tomatoes – 5 finely chopped

  • Garlic – 4 cloves

  • Onion – 1/2 medium

  • Fresh parsley – 1 bunch

  • Fresh basil leaves – 6

  • Egg – 1 to 2

  • Fresh hot chile peppers – 2, seeded

  • All-purpose flour – 4 tsps

  • Olive oil – 4 tsps, divided

  • Italian seasoning – 1 tsp


  • In a preheated skillet, heat 1tsp olive oil and add bay scallops. Cook them over a medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until they turn out to be white on each side. 

  • Remove the skillet from heat. Drain and set aside.

  • In a blender, mix together egg, garlic, tomatoes, onion, and olive oil (1tsp).

  • Put Chile peppers, Italian seasoning, and parsley basil in the mixture and blend again.

  • Pulse all the ingredients on medium until finely chopped.

  • Add shrimp, scallops and tuna flakes to the mixture. 

  • Add bread crumbs and continue mixing on low until the mixture turns out to be sticky.  

  • Make 1 inch thick patties out of fish mixture and place on a large tray. Cover them and keep in the refrigerator for 60 minutes. 

  • Dredge each patty lightly on flour and place on a preheated grill. Let it cook over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes each side or until it comes out to be golden brown. 

  • Serve with sauces and enjoy. 

Try the above mouthwatering recipe when you take your grill out for a barbeque party this weekend. It’s quick and easy grilled fish recipe for a more enjoyable time with your family and friends. 


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