Thai Fish Cakes

Beautiful Thai Fish Cakes to be enjoyed with a cucumber dipping sauce

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Thai Fish Cakes
Beautiful Thai Fish Cakes to be enjoyed with a cucumber dipping sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
  1. Cut your fish into small pieces (1cm cubes) and place in blender, give it a pulse for 45 seconds
  2. Add egg, cumin and fish sauce to blender, pulse again for 45 seconds
  3. Wash the coriander well – especially the dirt between stems
  4. Break off the top half off the coriander and save for garnishing later on
  5. Cut & throw out the very bottom roots of the coriander
  6. Finely chop the stems and add to chopped fish in blender
  7. Peel skin off your garlic and roughly chop, then add to the blender
  8. Peel the skin off your ginger, grate or chop and add to your blender
  9. Pulse for 30 seconds at a time until your mixture is all combined
  10. Tip fish mixture into a bowl
  11. Finely chop beans and spring onions into rounds and mix into fish
  12. Wet your hands to shape all the fish mixture into balls on a plate
  13. Place your oil in a frying pan and heat it up over a high heat, then drop to medium heat
  14. Wet your hands and flatten each ball before placing in the fry pan
  15. Cook for 2 minutes, turn over using a spatula and cook for another 2 minutes or until golden brown and cooked.
  16. Repeat until finished
Cucumber dipping sauce
  1. Combine ¼ cup sugar, ¼ cup lime juice and 1tbs fish sauce in a small saucepan. Cook on medium heat, stir for 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and add ½ cucumber (deseeded and finely chopped) and stir to combine
  2. Serve with dipping sauces, lime wedges and a side salad
Recipe Notes

Chopping Board
Small knife
Measuring spoons

Optional Extras
These can be served with your favourite dipping sauces – sweet chilli sauce, Vietnamese spring roll sauce (in a bottle from supermarkets)
Serve with your favourite “ slaw”, any Asian salad, mashed potatoes, sesame seeds & long beans, edamame beans, mango salad, ginger carrots, flat bread, broccoli salad, steamed rice or a green salad.

Adult Assistance
Using the blender or food processor
Frying the fish cakes
Grating the ginger

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