Salmon and lemon fish cakes

Salmon and lemon fishcakes work well both as a starter and as a main course.

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Salmon and lemon fish cakes
Recipe AuthorAlice Cameron
Date11 December 2019
People4
MachineManual Mode
Preparation time 23 Minutes
Rest time 15 Minutes
Cooking time 16 Minutes
Total time 54 Minutes

Homemade salmon & lemon fish cakes are beloved by all! Surprisingly easy and completely delicious. They are fantastic as a starter with a dipping sauce or serve them as a main accompanied with chips, beans, mashed potatoes, peas, or a healthy salad.

This recipe is super straightforward. If you have a food processor simply blitz all the ingredients together, shape with your hands and try until golden brown!

If you are serving them at a dinner party you can prepare the mixture before your guests arrive and fry them when you are ready! The mixture also freezes well, simply shape them and place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Once they are frozen transfer them to a freezer bag or Tupperware container and store for up to 3 months

If you want to make this recipe gluten-free simply swap the flour for gluten-free flour.

Ingredient list

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Potato 200g
Olive Oil 3TBSP (UK)
Lemons 1unitszest and juice
Egg 1units
Salmon 140gsmoked
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Parsley 1TSP (UK)chopped
Plain Flour 2TBSP (UK)
Black pepper 0to taste

Step nr: 1 - Prep potatoes

Ingredient list for step nr: 1

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Potato 200gram
Preparation time 5 Minutes
Total time 5 Minutes

Peel and cut potatoes into cubes.

Step nr: 2 - Cook potatoes

Ingredient list for step nr: 2

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Potato 200gram
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Water 1liter
Cooking time 10 Minutes
Total time 10 Minutes

Boil the potatoes in a large saucepan until soft then drain the water.

Step nr: 3 - Mash potatoes

Ingredient list for step nr: 3

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Potato 200gram
Preparation time 4 Minutes
Total time 4 Minutes
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Transfer the potatoes into a large bowl and mash until smooth.

Step nr: 4 - Mix ingredients

Ingredient list for step nr: 4

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Potato 200gram
Olive Oil 2tablespoon (UK)
Lemons 1units
IngredientQtaUMNotes
Egg 1units
Salmon 140gram
Parsley 1teaspoon (UK)
Preparation time 2 Minutes
Total time 2 Minutes
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Add olive oil, lemon zest and juice to the potatoes. Then mix in the egg, salmon and parsley.

Step nr: 5 - Shape fish cakes

Preparation time 10 Minutes
Total time 10 Minutes
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When the mixture is cool shape each fish cake with your hands, there should be enough for 20.

Step nr: 6 - Chill

Rest time 15 Minutes
Total time 15 Minutes
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Chill in the fridge.

Step nr: 7 - Heat oil

Ingredient list for step nr: 7

IngredientQtaUMNotes
Olive Oil 1tablespoon (UK)
Preparation time 2 Minutes
Total time 2 Minutes

Take a large frying, add olive oil and put on a medium heat.

Step nr: 8 - Cook fish cakes

Ingredient list for step nr: 8

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Plain Flour 2tablespoon (UK)
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Black pepper 0to taste
Cooking time 6 Minutes
Total time 6 Minutes

Dust the fish cakes with the flour and pepper and add one at a time to the pan. fry for 3 minutes on each side flipping with a spatula.

This will need to be done in batches, how many will depend on the size of your fish cakes and your pan.

Step nr: 9 - Serve

Ingredient list for step nr: 9

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Lemons 1units
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Parsley 1teaspoon (UK)

Garnished with parsley and a lemon slice.

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