Crimean Fish Cakes

Kryms’ki sichenyky z ryby

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The New Ukrainian Cookbook

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

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Here is an example of seafood served in Crimea. These fish cakes feature finely chopped skate and shrimp. I have paired them with a great yogurt sauce.


  • 1 (8-ounce) skate fillet
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
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Season the skate fillet on both sides with salt and black pepper. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a medium skillet over medium heat, and gently sauté the skate until golden brown, about 2 minutes on each side. Remove the skate from the pan, let cool, shred, and reserve.

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