Recipe: Sardine Fish Cakes

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Tasty variation on fishcakes; easy enough recipe to let budding chefs loose in the kitchen


  • 1 lb. ( 450g ) potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 oz. ( 25g ) margarine
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 8 oz. (225g ) can sardines in tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • 4 oz. ( 100g ) fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • polyunsaturated oil and butter for frying
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Bring the potatoes to the boil in cold water in a large saucepan
    2. Continue boiling for 20 minutes, until soft
    3. Drain and place potatoes in a large mixing bowl
    4. Using a fork or potato masher, mash the potatoes with milk and margarine
    5. Add the sardines, parsley and one egg then mix well
    6. Cover and chill for 30 minutes
    7. Divide the mixture into 10 small balls and pinch and flatten to make fish shapes
    8. Dip each fish in the remaining beaten egg and cover in plenty of breadcrumbs
    9. Heat the oil and butter in a frying pan and fry the fish cakes, 2 at a time, for about 3 minutes on each side until crisp and golden
    10. Lift out with a fish slice and drain on kitchen paper


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