If you fancy an easy weeknight dinner you might be tempted to have some Morrison's fish cakes for a quick meal, but since these cakes are breaded and have flavourings, you will need to make sure you are tracking their syns on the slimming world plan.
Morrison's fish cakes have 2 syns per fish cake making them a great low syn meal to have for an easy dinner which is high in protein.
Down below we've composed a small guide which will discuss why Morrison's fish cakes are low in syns, which fish is syn free on slimming world and some low syn alternatives, we've also included a slimming world friendly fish cake recipe if you feel like getting creative in the kitchen.
Why Are Morrison's Fish Cakes Low In Syns?
Morrison's fish cakes are low in syns thanks to their mainly high fish content with the cod, haddock and salmon all being syn free.
The two syns for these fish cakes comes from the cheese centre and the breaded outer crust, but their low syn values mean you could have up to four of the fish cakes until you reach your daily slimming world allowance!
Low Syn Fish Cake Alternatives
Although not as low in syns as Morrison's fish cakes, you can still find some other fishcakes on the market which have under your daily syn allowance.
Tesco 2 Cod Fishcakes With Lemon & Herb 270G - 10 syns per fishcake.
Our SW Friendly Fish Cake Recipe
For people who feel like saving even more syns, why not try making your own slimming world fish cakes at home?
We've listed the recipe details down below which makes SYN FREE fish cakes!
Two big potatoes.
Two small garlic cloves.
150g of cod.
150g of haddock fillet.
70g of peas frozen.
3 tsp of mint and a tablespoon of parsley,
2 tbsp fat-free natural Greek yoghurt
First of all steam your onions, potatoes and garlic until tender for about 10 minutes then mash the potatoes up in a separate bowl.
Steam your fish for around 10 minutes until it starts to flake, cooking the peas in the meantime.
Add mint and lemon juice to your peas once cooked and mash.
Heat your oven to around gas mark 7 and chop your onion and garlic and add them to your potatoes with your yoghurt, parsley and some seasoning with your flaked fish too.
Make four even bowls and squish your mashed pea mixture into each one to hide it.
Bake for around 20 minutes on the tray until cooked through.
Overall, Morrison's fish cakes only have two syns in for each one making them a great low syn snack or easy dinner which won't stall your weight loss, we recommend serving these with a salad or slimming world chips. You could also try making your slimming world chips at home to save even more syns.
Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.