This week's limelight recipe - Homemade fish cakes

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This week's limelight recipe is a dish that is always really popular in the cafe.. Tracey's homemade fish cakes with lemon and tartare sauce served with a fresh side salad.
 
fish cake ingredients
 
1 1/2 lb potato 
12oz mixed fish (salmon, haddock, cod etc)
1 free range egg
2 tablesppon chopped parsley
salt/pepper
1/2 lemon
water
 
flour 
egg wash (2-eggs/ 1/2 pint milk)
bread crumbs
 
Method
Poach fish in water,  lemon juice and seasoning.
when cooked remove from liquid and cool.
Boil potatoes till soft, drain then dry potatoes over a low heat.
Break the fish mixture up. removing any bones or skin.
Mash potatoes, add parsley, salt + pepper, egg and fish. Mix together gently.
 
Using some flour on your hands, scoop out some of the mixture (about the size of a peach) and shape to form fishcakes then leave to go cold.
 
Meanwhile get a dish of flour, some egg wash ( 2 eggs/ 1/2pint milk) in a bowl and a dish of bread crumbs.
first put your fishcake in the flour then into the egg wash, making sure that it is fully covered then into the breadcrumbs coating the fishcake.
 
Shallow fry in vegetable oil for 3/4 mins each side till crisp and golden and cooked.
 
Serve with lemon &  tartare sauce and a nice freshly prepared side salad.
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