Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

That great NZ delicacy... Here is a recipe for REAL whitebait patties that are all whitebait and very little else.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat together all ingredients except for the whitebait.
  2. Add the whitebait.
  3. Drop tablespoons of the mixture into a frypan at a medium heat, adding more oil as needed.


Most Helpful

I love friends that go whitebaiting and say...'would you like some?' YES please! This is an excellent recipe for whitebait patties, I usually just mix them in wth a couple of eggs but the added baking powder and beer made them nice and fluffy and they tasted great.

Evie* November 13, 2008

absolutely delicious and easy to make kiaora

fiona pohatu August 19, 2004

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