Breakfast Fish Cakes Recipe

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Breakfast Fish Cakes
  • Recipe Servings: 3
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Char-grilled chunks of fish are teamed with potatoes, nutmeg, butter and cream to make patties that are shallow fried.

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 Cakes

  • 1.Place fish in a bowl. Heat coal over a flame until it glows.
  • 2.Push a beetle nut leaf (paan leaf) into the centre of the bowl of the fish.
  • 3.Using tongs, put the glowing coal onto the leaf.
  • 4.Heat 1 Tbsp oil. Pour over the coal.
  • 5.Cover the bowl with foil.
  • 6.Set aside for an hour. Arrange fish on a grill pan.
  • 7.Brush with butter and grill until fish flakes easily.
  • 8.Flake fish with a fork.
  • 9.Cook butter, spring onion and cream together for a minute.
  • 10.Add potatoes, parsley, nutmeg, fish and seasoning. Chill well.
  • 11.Mould mixtures into small patties. Coat with flour.
  • 12.Shallow fry in hot oil for about 3 minutes on each side.
  • 13.Drain and serve immediately.

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