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How to make fish cakes

This recipe is super simple and delicious

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About this recipe

  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Utensils needed: Frying pan


  • 350g cooked white fish (cod or whiting)
  • 6 potatoes cooked and mashed pepper
  • 25g low-fat spread
  • 2 dessertspoons chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 75g brown breadcrumbs (3 slices)
  • 2 dessertspoons flour

Fish cakes close up


  1. Place the flaked fish, potatoes, butter, parsley, salt and pepper and 1 beaten egg in a bowl and mix gently with a fork. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  2. Roll into a long ‘snake’ on a floured surface. Cut into 8 portions and shape each into a flat round.
  3. Dip the cakes into the second beaten egg and coat in breadcrumbs.
  4. Fry or grill the fish cakes until golden brown on each side.
  5. Serve with Tossed Green Salad.

Recipes are from 101 Square Meals by and MABS.

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Published August 26th2015
Last updated May 24th2018
Tags dinner fish recipes
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