Fish balls

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This recipe is from The Cook's Companion.

Fish balls
Photo: Marina Oliphant

Ingredients

  • 250g skinned boneless fish fillets
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves and stalks
  • 2 tbsp chopped basil leaves
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp chilli paste
  • 1 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp finely chopped spring onions
  • 1 tsp fish sauce (or to taste)
  • 1-2 tbsp coconut cream
  • vegetable oil for frying

Method

Process the fish in a food processor. Add all other ingredients except the coconut cream. Scrape into a bowl and stir in 1 tablespoon of coconut cream. Add extra if the mixture is too stiff.

Dip a spoon in hot water and scoop out a fish ball. Repeat until all the mixture is formed into balls. Shallow or deep-fry in hot oil, or steam them.

To serveĀ 

Serve on a platter with fresh basil and a small bowl of sweet chilli sauce.

Makes about 20 bite-sized balls.

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