Oriental flavours give an old favourite a new dimension
- 500g (1lb 2oz) king edward potatoes, peeled & chopped
- 500g (1lb 2oz) salmon fillets
- 500ml (18fl oz) semi skimmed milk
- 2 tbsp ginger, grated
- 1 tbsp lemongrass puree
- 8 spring onions, finely sliced
- 1 pack fresh coriander, finely chopped
- 2 lime, juice & zest
- 3 tbsp plain flour
- ½ red cabbage, finely sliced
- 2 carrots, julienned
- 2 tbsp sesame oil
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp honey
You can make the fish cakes a day in advance and store in the fridge until needed. After frying place in the oven for 10 minutes to heat through completely
Place the potatoes in a pan of cold water and bring to the boil. Boil for 12-15 minutes until tender then drain, season and coarsely mash.
Meanwhile poach the salmon in the milk for 3-4 minutes until cooked through. Drain then flake into large chunks. Stir through the ginger, lemongrass, ½ the spring onions, ½ the coriander and the juice & zest of 1 lime.
Fold through the mashed potato, mould into 8 fish cakes and dust in the flour.
Mix the sesame oil, soy sauce, honey and the juice and zest of 1 lime together. Toss with the sliced cabbage, carrot, remaining spring onion & coriander.
Heat the oil in a large saucepan and over a gentle heat fry the fish cakes for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden. Serve with the rainbow salad.