Fishcakes Recipe: How To Make Homemade Fishcakes

Fishcakes Recipe: How To Make Homemade Fishcakes.

Hello friends. Fancy making some homemade Fishcakes?

Today I am sharing a step by step guide to making fishcakes.

Fishcakes Recipe: How To Make Homemade Fishcakes

How To Make Homemade Fishcakes:

Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus 1 hour chilling time

Cooking time: 10 minutes

You Will Need:

50g long grain rice

450g skinless white fish, eg cod, haddock, roughly chopped

1 fresh red chilli seeded and finely chopped

1 lemon grass bulb, outside removed and finely chopped

Juice of 1 lime

1 egg

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

1 tbsp fish sauce (or use light soy sauce)

Fry Light Sunflower Oil

1 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger

2 tsp sugar

3 tbsp light soy sauce

Fishcakes Recipe: How To Make Homemade Fishcakes.


Step One:

Cook the rice until tender, rinse, drain and cool. 

Step Two:

Put into food processor with the fish, half of the chilli, lemon grass, 2 tsp lime juice, egg, garlic, coriander, and fish sauce. 

Blend until finely chopped. 

Turn into a bowl, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Step Three:

Meanwhile make the ginger dipping sauce by mixing together the remainder of the chilli with ginger, sugar, light soy sauce, 1 tbsp lime juice and 3 tbsp water.

With wet hands divide the fish mixture into 12 small cakes.

Step Four:

Place a heavy based frying pan over a medium heat, when hot spray 8 times with Fry Light, then add half of the fish cakes, cook 4-5 minutes each side until golden and firm. 

Remove and re-spray the pan, then cook the second batch.

Serve the fishcakes with the dipping sauce of your choice which can be spooned over the fishcakes.

Nutritional data per portion: cals 182; fat 3g, of which saturates 0.5g; protein 24g; carbs 14g; fibre 0.3g.

GI rating: Green

Fishcakes Recipe: How to Make Homemade Fishcakes.

Recipe and photo credit by- FryLight.

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  1. 19 December 2011 / 21:59

    momto8; Thanks for the comment 🙂

  2. momto8
    19 December 2011 / 04:24

    never even considered this..I made crab cakes, salmon cakes, tuna cakes..but never fish cakes…interesting and we all like fish! thanks!