Chili and Lemon Fish Cakes

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

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    30mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    2
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    2029

Getting the balance between potato and fish right is the secret to a good fishcake, and this recipe delivers. Zesty, gently spiced and brimming with flavor, these cod fishcakes would make a wonderful lunch. Serve with a leafy green salad.

recipe updated Apr 18, 2019

Ingredients

  • Water icon
    Water
    120ml
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    as needed
  • Potato icon
    Potato
    519g
  • Cod fillet icon
    Cod fillet
    227g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    30ml
  • Scallion icon
    Scallion
    120g
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    10g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    58g
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    12g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    50g
  • Breadcrumbs icon
    Breadcrumbs
    114g
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    79ml
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    None

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Skillet pan
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside potato: peeled & finely chopped
  2. Prep and set aside salt & pepper
  3. Prep and set aside scallion: coarsely chopped
  4. Prep and set aside fresh chili: seeded & coarsely chopped
  5. Prep and set aside lemon: finely grated
  6. Prep and set aside fresh parsley: chopped
  7. Prep and set aside egg: beaten
  8. Get a clean large saucepan
  9. Add water
  10. Add salt
  11. Add prepared potato
  12. Cook until tender - 10 min
  13. Drain
  14. Return
  15. Mash with potato masher
  16. Get a clean saucepan
  17. Add cod fillet
  18. Add water
  19. Season with prepared salt & pepper well
  20. Heat until boiling
  21. Reduce heat until cooked through and cover - 5 min
  22. Drain then fluff with a fork
  23. Get a clean large cast iron skillet
  24. Heat olive oil
  25. Add prepared scallion
  26. Add prepared fresh chili
  27. Cook - 2 min, high heat
  28. Transfer potatoes to mixture
  29. Transfer fish to mixture
  30. Mix in prepared lemon
  31. Mix in prepared fresh parsley
  32. Mix well
  33. Form into rounds
  34. Get a clean medium bowl
  35. Add prepared egg
  36. Get a clean medium bowl
  37. Add breadcrumbs
  38. Dip
  39. Get a clean large cast iron skillet
  40. Heat vegetable oil
  41. Cook each side until cooked through - 3 min, high heat
  42. serve with lemon
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