Chicken, Prawn and Lemon Grass Cakes

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    40mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    764

These tasty little chicken and prawn cakes are fragrant with lemongrass and coriander and would make a delicious starter on their own, or serve with rice noodles for an easy dinner.

recipe updated 1 Mar 2019

Ingredients

  • Minced chicken icon
    Minced chicken
    400g
  • Prawn icon
    Prawn
    400g
  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
    6g
  • Coriander icon
    Coriander
    50g
  • Mint icon
    Mint
    8g
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    5g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Fresh chilli icon
    Fresh chilli
    20g
  • Curry powder icon
    Curry powder
    6g
  • Rice noodles icon
    Rice noodles
    200g
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    30ml
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Sweet chilli sauce icon
    Sweet chilli sauce
    as needed
  • Lime icon
    Lime
    None

Tools

  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Grill
  • kCook icon Serving plate
  • kCook icon Food processor bowl
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside prawns: peeled
  2. Prep and set aside lemongrass stalk: trimmed & finely chopped
  3. Prep and set aside coriander: chopped
  4. Prep and set aside mint: chopped
  5. Prep and set aside ginger: peeled & grated
  6. Prep and set aside garlic clove: crushed
  7. Prep and set aside fresh chilli: deseeded & finely chopped
  8. Get a clean food processor bowl
  9. Add minced chicken
  10. Add prepared prawns
  11. Add prepared lemongrass stalk
  12. Add prepared coriander
  13. Add prepared mint
  14. Add prepared ginger
  15. Add prepared garlic clove
  16. Add prepared fresh chilli
  17. Add curry powder
  18. Blitz until smooth
  19. Form into rounds
  20. Transfer mixture to baking sheet
  21. Cover with plastic wrap
  22. Chill in fridge for 10min
  23. Get a clean large saucepan
  24. Add rice noodles
  25. Cook
  26. Drain then set aside
  27. Get baking sheet
  28. Brush with sunflower oil
  29. Add salt & pepper
  30. Grill for approx 10min on medium heat until browned
  31. Transfer patties to serving plate
  32. Transfer noodles to serving plate
  33. serve with sweet chilli sauce
  34. Garnish with lime
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