Classic Fish Cakes


  • 250gr white fish (flathead, mullet, mackerel, tailor, queen fish)
  • 1 egg
  • 2tbsp. egg mayonnaise
  • 1 cup cooked mashed potato
  • ¼ cup sliced shallots
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp. ghee (clarified butter)


  1. Remove skin and bones from fish.
  2. Steam fish until cooked through.
  3. Chop finely.
  4. Mix with remaining ingredients except ghee.
  5. Melt ghee in a heavy based fry pan.
  6. Shape mixture into patties and fry over gentle heat for 3 minutes each side until golden brown. Turn carefully.

Serve with steamed vegetables or fresh salad.

Makes 4-6 fish cakes.

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