Filipino Fish Cakes

Recipe by PanNan
READY IN: 30mins




  • Slice the fish filets into thin strips. Season the strips with salt and pepper.
  • Prepare the batter - add flour into a mixing bowl, then slowly add lime soda while stirring it constantly. Add enough liquid until you get a pancake batter consistency.
  • Season the batter with salt, fish sauce, ground black pepper, paprika, and sriracha hot sauce. Mix all these ingredients until they’re well incorporated.
  • Add the fish meat into the batter along with the carrots and green onions. Mix all of them well until all are well coated.
  • Add oil into a frying pan and heat until a drop of water sizzles in the oil. Spoon the fish cake mixture into half a cup measuring cup and then add to the frying pan and press down to form then into pancake shapes.
  • Fry them over medium heat for 4 minutes on each side.
  • Remove the fish cakes to a plate lined with paper towels to drain the excess oil.
  • Serve with sriracha sauce and/or vinegar to dip them inches.