lb cold boiled white fish, skin and bones removed
1/2 lb mashed
pepper and salt
1 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon butter
- Free the
fish from skin and bone and flake it up.
- Mash the potatoes
and flaked fish smoothly, season with pepper and salt and mix well.
- Put the milk
and butter into a saucepan, and when it is quite hot put in the fish
and the potato mixture.
- Beat up one egg, and put it in
the potato and fish mixture. Mix everything together
till hot through.
- Spread hot mixture on to a
large serving plate or baking sheet and leave to cool.
- Use small bowl, add in a
tablespoon of cold water and beat up the second egg.
- Put bread
crumbs on a piece of paper or on small plate.
- Shape the fish
mixture into cakes about one inch high and two inches across; brush
them over with the egg, and toss them into the crumbs.
- Shape again
fry in hot oil. When nice gold in color take them out and dry on the
paper towel for two minutes.
- Arrange fish cakes in the form
of a wheel on a serving plate,
garnish with fresh or fried parsley leaves, and serve hot with your
|Fish occupies a most important
place among the high-protein foods
essential to properly balanced diet. It is also the most easily
digestible and always tender. Because of this all fish (saltwater or
freshwater) can be cooked, with slight variation, in the same way you
cook very tender cuts of meat, such as baking, grilling, broiling,
poaching, sautéing, frying etc. It is very important to remember
thing, fish is cooked to develop flavor, while meat is cooked to be
tenderized and to develop flavor.
main things to know when buying fish is to learn how to judge
whether or not fish is fresh. Keep in mind that truly fresh fish have
no odor whatever; odor develops with age. Fresh fish is never slimy! If
you are able to press lightly fish with your fingers and no impression
remains this is a sign of a fresh fish. A less fresh fish will retain
impression because the flesh has gone limp with age. Fresh fish will
have bright, full and clear eyes, red gills and overall color clear and