Breakfast Fish Cakes Recipe
Char-grilled chunks of fish are teamed with potatoes, nutmeg, butter and cream to make patties that are shallow fried.
- Total Cook Time1 hr
- Prep Time 15 mins
- Cook Time 45 mins
- Recipe Servings3
Ingredients of Breakfast Fish Cakes
- 1/2 kg white fish- cut into 2" cubes
- 1 piece coal
- 1 'paan' leaf
- 1 Tbsp oil
- 2 Tbsp butter
- Salt and pepper
- 3 Tbsp spring onions-finely chopped
- 3 Tbsp cream
- 750 gm potatoes-mashed
- 2 Tbsp chopped parsley
- Grated nutmeg
- 2 Tbsp seasoned flour
- Oil for frying
How to Make Breakfast Fish CakesHideShow Media
Place fish in a bowl. Heat coal over a flame until it glows.
Push a beetle nut leaf (paan leaf) into the centre of the bowl of the fish.
Using tongs, put the glowing coal onto the leaf.
Heat 1 Tbsp oil. Pour over the coal.
Cover the bowl with foil.
Set aside for an hour. Arrange fish on a grill pan.
Brush with butter and grill until fish flakes easily.
Flake fish with a fork.
Cook butter, spring onion and cream together for a minute.
Add potatoes, parsley, nutmeg, fish and seasoning. Chill well.
Mould mixtures into small patties. Coat with flour.
Shallow fry in hot oil for about 3 minutes on each side.
Drain and serve immediately.