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Cottage Cheese Aji Amarillo Fish Cakes With Miso Sauce

A delicious easy to make high protein and low carb cheesy fish cake recipe, with a kick of aji amarillo sauce, a sauce that will bring up so much flavor and a kick of spiciness. Easy to make, baked and just a crowd pleaser, you really need to make this recipe, great for meal prep as well!

There's something about spicy flavors and cheese that it just so special and delicious, I decided to incorporate them in these fish cakes! This will make a great healthy and fun recipe for you to make for your family, picky eaters? Give this a try!

About these Cottage Cheese Aji Amarillo Fish Cakes With Miso Sauce:

This is extremely easy to make and extremely flavorful! The ingredients are simple and short, and the process of making these is just as minimal and easy, you'll be surprised... your guests and their tastebuds! This recipe is perfect no matter the occasion but I wanted to add a little fun twist by using cottage cheese, aji amarillo and, of course, tuna.

This recipe only requieres your oven and a blender, also is made with all high in protein, fiber, and low carb ingredients that will please your tastebuds in every bite.

What's in these Cottage Cheese Aji Amarillo Fish Cakes With Miso Sauce?

As I mentioned earlier, I used some aji amarillo sauce, sustainable canned tuna, which are super versatile and made with just simple ingredients, and cottage cheese! The seasonings included in this recipe are real salt, black pepper, garlic powder and some red onion and with cilantro as well. For the sauce some greek yogurt and miso paste.

I used extra sustainable canned albacore tuna but you can use your favorite type, that will work too! As a nutritionist I know that healthy eating should be sustainable and convenient without sacrificing any taste.

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Overall, these are the ingredients needed for these Cottage Cheese Aji Amarillo Fish Cakes With Miso Sauce:

  • Albacore tuna

  • Egg

  • Cottage Cheese

  • Aji Amarillo Sauce

  • Cilatro

  • Red Onion

  • Sea Salt

  • Garlic

  • Black Pepper

  • Miso Paste

  • Greek Yogurt

This were great as a dinner or lunch, this healthy recipe is a keeper so save for later! Remember to keep ingredients wholesome and pick wisely!


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Nutritional Benefits From This Recipe:

Protein, for sure, from the the tuna! Plus some minerals such as zinc and selenium, plus a great source of B vitamins, essential for our bodies.

Along with calcium, iodine and more protein from the cottage cheese, this is a great healthy lunch or dinner idea to try this week!

And for spices, adding real salt, pepper and garlic really amps up any taste and aroma to the recipes; a must and another sneaky way to get some micronutrients such as minerals from the sea salt.

The full instructions and ingredient list is listed below. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of fiber, nutrients and flavor!

Overall this recipe is:

  • Low Carb

  • Keto Friendly

  • High Protein

  • Quick and Easy

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!

The end result

This are easy to make and so flavorful... also addicting! I'm obsessed, and since I have always been a fan of cottage cheese with the kick of chile, all in a fish cake... juicy and flavorful, this recipe is definitely a winner!

Seriously could eat these fish cakes any day... simply amazing.

I enjoyed mine for dinner or lunch, alone and by the forkful in a big bowl of those veggies and of course, my low carb bun as well! A recipe worth making again no matter the season, perfect to share with your friends and family!

Not boring or complicated! This are a great lunch for kids and grown ups. Pro tip: Prepare these for meal prep and enjoy a nutrient dense meal all week long with different veggies on the side... along with Eat Royo low carb buns! PURELYHL for discount.

This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and super fresh, great for a brunch, lunch and even a dinner. This recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple ingredients!

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Cottage Cheese Aji Amarillo Fish Cakes With Miso Sauce

By María Fernanda López

Serves 6 servings


For the fish cakes

  • 2 cans of drained albacore tuna

  • 1/2 cup of cottage cheese

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tbsp of aji amarillo sauce

  • 1 tsp of himalayan salt

  • 1 tsp of garlic

  • 1/8 tsp of black pepper

For the miso sauce

  • 1/2 cup of greek yogurt

  • 1 tsp of garlic salt

  • 1 tbsp of miso paste

  • 1 tbsp of aji amarillo sauce


  1. Preheat the oven at 350F.

  2. In a food processor or blender add the ingredients for the fish cakes.

  3. With the mix create 6 fish cakes and bake for 22 minutes.

  4. Mix the ingredients for the sauce and serve the fish cakes with the mix.

  5. Enjoy!

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