Smoked snoek fish cakes

Wonderful budget-friendly fishcakes with great flavour.
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Recipe from: 8 September 2010
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 10 min


  • 300
    flaked snoek
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • 3
    cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2
    mild curry powder
  • 1
  • 2
  • Olive oil
  • Flour for dusting
  • Salt and pepper
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In a little olive oil fry the onions and garlic together with the curry powder until the onions are soft but not brown.
Mix the onion with the smoked fish and add the parsley, taste the mixture and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.

Mix in the egg.
Form little balls and roll in the flour, shake off the excess flour and press flat into a cake.
Fry on medium heat in a little oil until golden brown on both sides.

Serve with cherry tomatoes and gherkins, or for a more wintry meal serve with buttery mash and top the fish cakes with a little onion and beetroot marmalade.

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