Fishcakes & Caper Dressing


fishcake recipe

Fishcakes and Caper Dressing

Our delicious fishcake recipe for you to cook at home. The whole family will love them.
Course Main Course


  • 250 g Fish of your choice
  • 2 or 3 Cloves of Garlic Crushed
  • 2 Sprigs of Thyme
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 250 ml Milk of your choice
  • 400 g Potato Cut into small chunks
  • Olive Oil
  • 1 Small Onion Diced
  • 1 Clove of Garlic
  • Chives, Dill or Parsley - Herbs of your choice
  • Dressing
  • 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 leaf and 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. Drain keeping 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 fish to 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 pan and gently cook over a low heat until golden brown on both sides and hot in the middle.
    Or place on a lined and greased tray and bake in a pre-heated oven 180°C, Gas 4 for 15-20 minutes, turning once.
  • To make the dressing, simply mix or blend the ingredients together with a dash of olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.
Keyword fish

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