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Thai Mushroom Fish Cakes

Serves: Makes 12 fishcakes Prep time: 40 minutesCook time: 15 minutes


1 punnet Denny brown mushrooms, diced
6 medium potatoes, cooked and mashed
500g firm white fish, cooked (e.g hake or kingklip)
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ cup spring onions, sliced
1 thumb size piece of ginger, grated
zest and juice of 2 limes
2 large eggs
± ½ cup fresh coriander, roughly chopped
2 cups panko breadcrumbs
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Extra virgin olive oil
Lime wedges, for serving

For the fresh salsa:

½ red onion, diced
1 - 2 chillies, seeded and finely chopped
1 small cucumber, seeded and diced
large handful fresh coriander, roughly chopped
Juice of ½½ lime


  • Cook diced mushrooms in a large pan on medium high heat in a drizzle of olive oil. Cook until golden brown and they have released all their moisture.
  • To a large mixing bowl add the cooked mushrooms, mashed potatoes, cooked & flaked fish, garlic, spring onion, ginger, lime zest and lime juice. Mix well. Add two large eggs and fresh coriander. Season well and mix.
  • Shape into 12 patties.
  • Season bread crumbs lightly with salt and coat each fishcake with breadcrumbs.
  • Heat a large non-stick pan and add a drizzle of olive oil. Fry the fishcakes on both sides until golden brown and crisp. Work in batches if necessary and keep the rest warm in the oven.
  • Combine all the fresh salsa ingredients in a bowl and mix together.
  • Serve the hot fishcakes with the red onion & cucumber salsa and lime wedges.