Fish Burgers With Fresh Herbs

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by French Tart

A light supper dish made from left overs! I had fish and mashed potatoes left after a lovely lunch - so, I decided to make one of our favourite comfort food dishes, fish cakes.......I added a few fresh herbs from the garden, a toasted bun, tartare sauce, lettuce (also from the garden) and we had a delicious light supper! You could of course also have these fish cakes with a salad, chips (French fries) or a baked potato - but we love them served in the style of a fish burger!!

Top Review by dianegrapegrower

Very nice. Real, versatile, comfort food. Had difficult sticking my cakes together - had to put the beaten egg into the mixture instead of using as coating. And they still crumbled while eating as burgers - not sure why. But very tasty. Served with potato salad and tomato wedges on a warm spring evening. Thx for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the onion in a large frying pan and pour in the wine. Bring to a gentle simmer, cover and cook the onions for 6-8 minutes or until cooked through.
  2. Remove and when cool, mix into the mashed potato with the herbs, salt & pepper to taste.
  3. Flake in the fish in decent-sized chunks. Gently mix everything together, then using floured hands, shape into 4 fish cakes.
  4. Lightly dust with flour, dip in egg and then in breadcrumbs.
  5. Chill for at least 30 minutes (important or they will come apart in the pan).
  6. Heat 1cm oil in a large frying pan. Fry the fish cakes in batches for about 3-5 minutes each side or until they are golden, crisp and heated through.
  7. Drain on kitchen paper.
  8. Cut the bread/burger buns in half and toast until a light golden brown.
  9. Spread with the tartare sauce and place some lettuce leaves on the bottom half.
  10. Place the fish cakes on top of the lettuce and top with the remaining half of the bun.
  11. Serve with a wedge of lemon, chips (French fries), salad, baked potato or just by themselves!
  12. Will feed 2 hungry/greedy people(!) or 4 people with accompaniments.

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