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Traditional British Fish Cakes

Traditional British Fish Cakes

Prepare delicious and hearty traditional British fish cakes with our detailed step-by-step recipe. This recipe includes simple ingredients and clear instructions that will help you create the perfect dish for lunch or dinner.


  • 500g white fish fillet (such as cod or haddock), 
  • 500g potatoes, 
  • 2 tbsp butter, 
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise, 
  • 1 tbsp mustard, 
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice, 
  • 2 tbsp chopped dill, 
  • Salt and pepper to taste, 
  • 100g flour, 
  • 2 eggs, 
  • 200g breadcrumbs, 
  • Oil for frying
1h 0m cooking
4 number
Recipe Difficulty: Medium

How to Make Traditional British Fish Cakes

  1. Preparing the potatoes: Peel the potatoes and boil them in salted water until done. Then mash them into a puree, adding the butter. Let it cool.
  2. Preparing the fish: Steam or boil the fish fillet in salted water until done. Then break the fish into small pieces.
  3. Mixing the ingredients: In a large bowl, mix the mashed potatoes, fish, mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, and dill. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
  4. Forming the cakes: Form cakes from the resulting mixture. It's convenient to do this with wet hands.
  5. Breading: Roll each cake first in flour, then in beaten eggs, and finally in breadcrumbs.
  6. Frying: Heat the oil in a pan and fry the cakes on both sides until golden brown.
  7. Serving: Serve the fish cakes hot, with lemon and tartar sauce.

Enjoy your meal!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
  • Calories: 350 kcal 
  • Protein: 25 g 
  • Fat: 15 g 
  • Carbohydrates: 30 g

Please note that these values are approximate and may vary depending on the exact ingredients and their quantities that you use.

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date 25 May
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