Chef Jamie Geller is the author of the best-selling Quick & Kosher cookbook series, creator of the Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller magazine and host of the popular Quick & Kosher cooking show online at youtube.com/joyofkosher and on-air on JLTV. She has been kind enough to share some of her favorite Passover Recipes with us.
Gefilte Fish Cakes with Horseradish Sauce
Prep time: 10
Cook time: 20+ 30 minutes chill time
Ready time: 30 min
1 loaf frozen gefilte fish, defrosted (22-ounce)
½ cup diced red bell pepper
1 small red onion, diced
2 celery stalks, diced
1½ cup light mayonnaise, divided
4 tablespoons chopped dill
½ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
1 cup coarsely crushed matzo
canola oil for frying
1 lemon, juiced
4 tablespoons prepared horseradish
In a large bowl combine gefilte fish, peppers, onions, celery, ½ cup mayonnaise, dill, salt, pepper, egg and matzo and stir well to combine. Using slightly wet hands, scoop ¼ cup and form into patties. Place on a sheet pan and refrigerate for 30 minutes before frying.
Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium high heat. Fry patties in batches for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until golden brown. (Can be kept warm in the oven at 250° F).
In a small bowl, combine remaining 1 cup mayonnaise, lemon juice and horseradish and stir. To serve, plate 2 cakes on a small plate and garnish with a tablespoon of horseradish sauce.