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Traditional Fishcakes

This traditional fishcake recipe will remind you of afternoons at your grandma's house. Fry up these delicious fishcakes for the perfect midweek meal.


  • 1 tin Middle cut fish Flaked
  • 1 Onion Finely chopped
  • 1 Handful Parsley Finely chopped
  • 3 Slices White bread Crust cut off, soaked in water
  • 2 Eggs
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 250 ml Flour For coating
  • 30 ml Oil For frying


  • Squeeze the water from the bread and combine with the fish, parsley, onion, eggs, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl.
  • Mix the ingredients with your hands and form medium sized fishcakes.
  • Coat the the fishcakes in flour and set in the fridge to chill for an hour.
  • Shallow fry the fishcakes in oil on a medium-high heat until golden brown. Flip them regularly while frying.
  • Drain on a paper towel before serving.