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Fish Bites

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  • 8Servings


  • 1 (20-ounce) package Gefilte Fish, completely defrosted
  • 1 (8-ounce) package feta cheese crumbled into large pieces
  • 1/3 cup chopped dry spinach, fresh or frozen
  • 2 teaspoons prepared minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2/3 cup breadcrumbs, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, divided


  1. In a large bowl combine gefilte, feta, spinach, garlic, thyme and 1/3 cup breadcrumbs.
  2. Spread the remaining breadcrumbs on a cookie sheet.
  3. For each bite, use 2 teaspoons of mixture. With wet hands form into balls and roll in breadcrumbs to coat.
  4. Heat a large skillet with 1/2 of the butter and oil.
  5. In batches, begin to sauté the balls on all sides, until golden brown.
  6. With a slotted spoon, transfer to paper towel lined plates.
  7. Continue, adding remaining butter and oil as needed until you have finished sautéing all the balls.
  8. Serve warm with a squeeze of lemon, place 3 fish bites on a bamboo skewer or serve with a toothpick in each.