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Thai Fish Cakes

Category: Starters

Serves: 4 people

Preparing time: 00:00

Cooking time: 00:00


280g cod fillet - cut into chunks

1 egg

1 heaped tsp Mai Siam Red Curry Paste

2 kaffir lime leaves (halved and fine shredded)

1 tbsp Mai Siam Fish Sauce

1 tbsp cornflour

1 heaped tbsp chopped coriander

oil for shallow frying

Cooking Method

Step 1

Place the fish, egg and curry paste into a food processor and use the pulse button to combine all of the ingredients.

Step 2

Place into a bowl and mix in shredded kaffir lime leaves, fish sauce chopped coriander and cornflower.

Step 3

Dip your fingers into cold water and form fish mixture (a tablespoon at a time) into rounds the size of golf balls, flatten to form round patties. Remember to wet fingers before forming each fish cake.

Step 4

Heat oil in a flat pan and place fish cakes into the pan, turning over after about 3 minutes.

Step 5

Serve on mixed leaves as a starter together with sweet chilli dipping sauce and lime wedges.

Step 6

Makes approx 10-12 fish cakes.

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