Fish patties

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Difficulty
Easy
Dietary
Nut-free

A recipe from the Good Food collection.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons canola oil

500 g (1 lb 2 oz) boneless white fish fillets

1 leek, halved lengthways, washed and chopped

2 garliccloves, crushed

700 g (1 lb 9 oz) new potatoes, peeled and quartered

30 g (1 oz/1/4 cup) chopped spring onions (scallions)

iceberg lettuce leaves, to serve

Method

1. Heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add the fish fillets and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until cooked. Leave to cool.

2. Flake the fish with a fork. Heat another 2 teaspoons of the oil in the same frying pan over medium heat.

3. Cook the leek and garlic, stirring, for 5-6 minutes, or until the leek softens. Set aside.

4. Meanwhile, put the potatoes in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water and bring to the boil. Boil for 15 minutes, or until tender. Drain well. Mash with a potato masher.

5. Combine the mashed potato, flaked fish, leek mixture and spring onions in a large bowl. Shape into eight patties and put on a plate. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

6. Heat the left-over oil in the frying pan over medium heat. Cook the patties for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until light golden. Serve with lettuce.

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