Jackfish Cakes

Jackfish A.K.A. Northern Pike is a wonderful meal, but now it’s in cake form! Most things are better in cake form. These hearty cakes will leave you smiling and wishing you had room for more!

Ingredients

Jackfish Cakes Ingredients:

• 1 small jackfish boiled soft & deboned

• 2 large potatoes cubed, boiled & mashed

• 3 green onions chopped

• ½ small white onion minced

• 2 cloves minced garlic

• 1 large egg

• ½ cup cornmeal

• 2 T bear lard

• 2 T canola oil

• ½ cup flour

• 2 T grated parmesan

Spice Mix Ingredients:

• 1 tsp. smoked paprika

• 1 cup moose crackling

• 1 tsp fennel

• 4 juniper berries

• salt & pepper

Chaga Coffee Ingredients:

• 1 T ground chaga

• 1 T ground coffee

• 1 mug boiling water

• 2 tsp maple syrup

Instructions

Jackfish Cakes Instructions:

• combine mashed potatoes with flaked cooked jackfish and mix together.

• Stir in chopped onions & spice mix.

• Add egg and stir mixture until the texture allows for shaping into patties. Add some of the flour and cornmeal if mixture will not form balls.

• Shape into patties and fry over medium heat in mixture of bear lard & canola oil until each side is golden brown. Finish off in hot oven if needed.

Assembly:

• Serve with crackling fries & chaga coffee.

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