Teisennau Eog Dyfrdwy (Welsh Salmon Fish Cakes).

Total Time
30 mins
15 mins

Since one of my family lines of genealogy is Welsh, I wanted to include a few Welsh recipes in my postings for the ZWT #6--2010. Salmon is the king of fish and these potato and fish cakes, flavoured with parsley and chives are considered a luxury starter or main course in Wales. The original version of this recipe was found on Traditional Welsh Recipes.

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  1. Boil the potatoes until tender.
  2. Mash well with 1 Tablespoon of the butter and mix in the salmon, parsley, chives and lemon zest.
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Turn out onto a floured surface, divide into 8 portions and shape into cakes.
  5. Fry in 2 Tablespoons butter mixed with oil until golden brown on each side. Drain on kitchen paper.
  6. Serve as a starter on a bed of lettuce with soured cream and chive dressing or as a main course garnished with parsley and lemon wedges.