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Fish Cake

Fish Cakes

Apriena Jugoo Pummer
Trick your kids with this delicious fish cake recipe made with hidden sweet potatoes. Easy, healthy affordable and delicious.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack, starters
Cuisine all
Servings 4


  • 400 grams McCain Sweet Potato
  • 400 grams hake fillets cooked
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • Bunch of spring onions
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • Small bunch of coriander shopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup Breadcrumbs


  • Oil for frying / or use air fryer
  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius and roast the sweet potato until soft, about 20 minutes
  • Once soft mash the sweet potato with some butter and adjust seasoning
  • Fry the red onion and spring onions with garlic flakes and chili flakes and set aside
  • Flake the cooked fish and combine with mashed sweet potato
  • Add the lemon juice, cooked onions and spring onions, chopped coriander, cumin powder, salt and pepper – mix well and shape into balls and flatten to form fish cake patties
  • Dip in flour then beaten egg followed by the breadcrumbs
  • Preheat Air Fryer to 200 degrees and fry for 15 minutes or heat oil in a pan on medium heat and fry the fish cakes in batches until golden brown and crispy
  • Serve with McCain Garden Peas, Chips and Salad
  • Enjoy with your family.
Keyword fish, Fish cakes, sweet potato