Fish cakes

Fish cakes (Drum)
Fish cakes (Drum)
Prep Time: 5 MIN
Servings: MAKES 12
Cooking Time: 35 MIN
  • 450 g - potatoes, peeled
  • 125ml - cake flour
  • handful - dill, chopped
  • - salt and pepper
  • 125 ml - dry breadcrumbs
  • - oil, for frying
  • 250 g - raw snoek
  • - zest of 1 lemon
  • - lemon wedges, to serve
  • 30 ml - oil
  • - 1 egg, beaten

1 Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water for 15 minutes or until tender.

Drain and leave them to dry. 2 In a pan, heat the oil and cook the snoek for 8 minutes then set aside to cool. Carefully remove the bones.

3 In a bowl, mash the potatoes until smooth. Stir in the dill, lemon zest and salt and pepper. Add the fish to the mixture and roll into patties.

4 Put the flour, egg and breadcrumbs in three separate bowls. Dip the fish cakes in flour, then in the egg, and lastly in the breadcrumbs.

5 Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Fry the fish cakes for 5 minutes on each side or until golden. Serve with lemon wedges and chopped salad.