Prawn and Chorizo Cakes With Tomato Salsa





  • Put the potatoes, onion, bay leaves and coriander seeds in a large heavy-based pan; cover with water and bring to the boil; cook the potato until it is tender; drain and discard the onion, bay leaves and coriander and mash the potato with a fork.
  • Cook the corn cob in boiling water for 5 minutes until tender; drain, cool and remove the kernels from cob; add the corn kernels to the mashed potato; add the chorizo, cayenne and egg; and stir until all the ingredients are well-combined.
  • Peel the prawns, remove the veins and chop the flesh into small pieces; add to the potato mixture, season with salt and pepper and stir to combine; shape ¼ cupfuls of the mixture into patties.
  • Heat a small amount of the oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat; cook 4 patties at a time for 3-4 minutes each side until the prawn pieces turn pink and the patties are golden.
  • To make the omato Salsa: Cut the tomatoes into quarters and remove the membrane and seeds; thinly slice the tomato pieces and put in a bowl with the chilli, vinegar, oil and mustard; season with salt and pepper and mix to combine; serve the Salsa with the Prawn and Chorizo Cakes.