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Fishcakes & Caper Dressing


fishcake recipe

Fishcakes and Caper Dressing

Our delicious fishcake recipe for you to cook at home – easy as well as nutritious – click here.  The whole family will love them.
Course Main Course


  • 250 g Fish of your choice
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic Crushed
  • 2 Sprigs of Thyme
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 250 ml Milk of your choice
  • 400 g Potato Cut into Large Dices
  • Olive Oil
  • 1 Small Onion Diced
  • 5 Cloves of Garlic
  • Chives, Dill or Parsley - Herbs of your choice
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 100 g Capers
  • 2 Medium Gherkins Finely Chopped
  • Handful of Herbs as per above
  • 1 Lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 to 2 tsp Dijon Mustard


  • Place fish in a saucepan, add 3 garlic cloves, thyme, bay leafand milk. Add water to cover the fish. Simmer gently until the fishflakes. Gently remove the fish from the pan.
  • Add the potato to the saucepan and cook until soft, drainkeeping the liquid. Roughly mash the potato.
  • In a frying pan cook the onion and remaining garlic in a little oil until soft.
  • Add the cooked onion, garlic, chopped herbs and flaked fishto the potato, gently stir until blended. If the mix is a littledry add some of the remaining cooking liquid. Season to taste.
  • When cool enough to handle shape mixture into 8 cakes
  • Chill in the fridge for around 30 minutes.
  • Heat a little oil in a large frying pan, place the cakes in the panand gently cook over a low heat until golden brown on both sidesand hot in the middle.
    Or place on a lined and greased tray and bake in a pre-heatedoven 180°C, Gas 4 for 15-20 minutes, turning once.
  • To make the Dressing simply mix or blend the last 5 ingredients together with a dash of olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.
Keyword fish

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