"Fish Patties



  • 1 pound skinned haddock, halibut or cod
  • 4 scallions,finely chopped
  • 2 potatoes boiled and mashed
  • 4 green chiles finely chopped fresh cilantro and mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 eggs. bread crumbs, vegetable oil, black pepper,salt
  • 4 or 2-inch piece ginger root chopped

  • Put the fish in a lightly greased steamer and cook for 10 minutes, remove the steamer from the heat and leave the fish on the steaming tray to cool.
  • Flake the fish and place in a large bowl.
  • Add the potatoes, scallions, chilies, ginger, cilantro, and mint, seasoning and 1 egg; beat the remaining egg in a bowl.
  • Shape the mixture into patties.
  • Dip the patties in egg, then coat in bread crumbs.
  • Heat the oil and fry the patties, until brown.
  • Serve hot with chutney or chili sauce.
  • Variation One

    Mix cold cooked flaked fish with Cream Sauce and put into buttered patty-shells with alternate layers of crumbs.

    Sprinkle with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven.

    Variation Three

    Reheat cold cooked flaked fish in B├ęchamel Sauce, adding a few cooked mushrooms.

    Fill patty-shells and brown in the oven.

    REturn from FISH PATTIES to Cape Cod Cooking