Salmon Potatoes Patty

By Sunday, January 19, 2014

I was reading through some blogs, and a statement connected well with me - With time as an important commodity, we should post awesome recipes we wanted to keep, and memories we wanted to look back at.

This is one such recipe!

Perhaps in part, this recipe was mofidied from Jamie Oliver. He's one of my favourite celebrity chesf, and I totally enjoyed watching his Food Revolution. In the show, he was trying to encourage people to stop feeding ourselves with processed food, and to start cooking healthier meals.

I still remembered a particular episode where fried potatoes (aka french fries) are considered a vegetable in the school canteen. Shouldn't our vegetables be green in colour? I was shocked! While Jamie had also cooked up a main dish and vegetables to offer students another lunch option, many still opted for the western food with french fries.

Where possible, I try to avoid processed food now. Thus I decided to make this salmon potatoes patty, which is refered as fish cakes in the western context. I know what you are thinking... fish cakes? Those that we eat in the morning as breakfast with fried bee hoon? Haha... No!

Mashing everything up

Shaped into circles with the help of my cutter

Pan-fried and tasting good

Modified from here

600g potatoes
300g salmon
1 egg 
fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
1 tbsp of plain flour, for dusting

Rub salmon with salt and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and bake in the oven at 180C for 15-20 mins till fully cooked.

On the other hand, peel the potatoes, and boil them in a large pot of salted water. When cooked, drain the water and let steam dry for a minute before mashing them up.

When the potatoes are cooled, put it into a bowl and flake the salmon (skin removed) into it with 1 tbsp of flour. Add the egg, chopped parsley, pinch of salt and pepper. Mix everything well.

Dust a plate with flour. Shape the fish cake using a round cutter or by hand. Pop into the fridge for an hour before cooking - this would help the patty to firm up. Pan fry on medium heat till each side is brown.

You Might Also Like