fish cake


: a round fried cake made of shredded fish and mashed potato

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Guests can try okonomiyaki pancakes and oden fish cake stew. Laura Latzko, The Arizona Republic, 3 Oct. 2022 Pour the rest of the panko on a plate and roll each fish cake in it to coat. Julia O'malley, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Sep. 2022 There are clumps of protein mashed together like a fish cake with a nice, crisp exterior. Los Angeles Times, 13 Jan. 2022 Clumps of protein are mashed together like a fish cake with a nice, crisp exterior. Jenn Harris Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 24 Oct. 2021 Everybody should have either a fish cake on a hot cross bun or a Bermudian fish sandwich from Mama Angie's. Lale Arikoglu, Condé Nast Traveler, 1 Sep. 2021 Or Melissa Clark’s big-flavored fish cakes with herbs and chiles. Sam Sifton, New York Times, 6 May 2020 Hwang writes descriptions of its ever-rotating contents in black marker on the clear plastic cover: galbijjim, japchae, fish cake, chicken leg, potato salad, pickled peppers with garlic, pineapple salsa. Los Angeles Times, 9 Apr. 2020 Try canned fish on top of salads or crackers, mixed with pasta, or get cooking and make fish cakes. NBC News, 12 Mar. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fish cake was in 1854

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“Fish cake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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