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The Best Healthy Fish Cakes Ever

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Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 45 minutes Poaching fish

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Serves 4

Packed with sweet potatoes, greens and sustainable fish these crispy cakes will be loved by all. Can be made smaller to make a starter.

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  • 350g poached salmon
  • 150g poached cod
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 small head of broccoli, cut into florets
  • 100g peas
  • Lmeon and lime juice
  • Handful of chopped parsely
  • Panko breadcrumbs, flour and egg
  • 2tbsp olive oil, for frying


  1. Simmer potatoes for 10mins, add broccoli for extra 4mins and then peas for 1min. Drain.

  2. Tip into a food processor along with the lemon, parsley and seasoning. Blitz a little to combine but still with small chunks of potato and broccoli.

  3. Flake the fish together then add to the potato mix. Combine well.

  4. Shape into 8 patties. Dip in egg, then flour and finally the panko breadcrumbs.

  5. Place in fridge for at least 30mins but preferably longer.

  6. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, and cook each cake on each side for 6-8mins, or until hot through and crispy golden.

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