6 ISSUES FOR £6 Subscribe to Lancashire Life today click here

Smoked Haddock Fishcakes recipe

12:47 12 April 2014

Smoked haddock fishcakes with horseradish and lemon mayonnaise

Smoked haddock fishcakes with horseradish and lemon mayonnaise

Archant

Serves 4

Ingredients

Fishcakes

450g/1lb ‘Floury’ potatoes, peeled and chopped

Knob of butter

350g/12oz Undyed smoked haddock fillet - the fishmonger will pin bone for you

Milk – enough to just cover the fish

1 tbsp tiny, ‘non-pareil’, or ‘capucine’ capers, drained and chopped

50g/2oz Lancashire crumbly cheese, grated - optional

Grated zest of 1 lemon

Small handful chopped fresh parsley

1 Medium free range egg yolk

1 Medium free range egg, lightly beaten

Plain flour, for dusting

25g/1oz Breadcrumbs

Drizzle of olive, or vegetable oil

Lemon wedges to serve

Horseradish Mayonnaise

150g/5oz Mayonnaise

1-2 tbsp Hot horseradish sauce, to taste

Lemon juice, to taste

Method

Allow 20 minutes chilling time.

1. Cook the potatoes in boiling, salted water for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain well, add a knob of butter, mash and set aside, covered.

2. Place the fish into a pan and just cover with milk. Heat until it simmers, cover and turn off, the fillet will continue to cook in the heat. (To check it’s almost cooked, before putting the lid on, prod with a fork, the flakes should be beginning to separate.) Once cool, remove the skin and check for any bones, then flake.

3. Gently fold the haddock, capers, lemon zest, cheese, if using, parsley and egg yolk into the mash, and season. Shape into 8 fishcakes and cover and chill for 20 minutes or overnight.

4. Meanwhile, spoon the mayonnaise into a bowl. Mix in the horseradish, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. Cover and chill until needed.

5. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Dust the fishcakes with a little flour, dip into the beaten egg, then into the breadcrumbs and fry for 3-4 minutes each side, until golden. Serve with new potatoes, market vegetables, lemon wedges and the mayonnaise.

0 comments

More from Food & Drink

Yesterday, 00:00

Just whisper it, but the Scots can’t get enough of Lancashire haggis. Emma Mayoh reports

Read more
Lancashire Food
Friday, January 13, 2017

Our guide to some of the best food and drink events in the county throughout 2017

Read more
Things to do in Lancashire Lancashire Food
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Bowland is a place bursting with delicious offerings – so we’ve chosen some of the best restaurants and eateries serving up some visual treats to get your taste buds tingling.

Read more
Instagram Bowland
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Some of our county’s top chefs travelled to London to showcase their spectacular food at a special pop-up restaurant. 
Emma Mayoh joined them

Read more
Monday, January 2, 2017

We head for Kendal, on the edge of the Lake District, to get a very pleasant taste of a hotel with a Cheshire connection, writes Louise Allen-Taylor

Read more
Luxury Break Kendal
Friday, December 23, 2016

The festive season is all about spending time with your loved ones, and that includes your furry friends to. We have selected five of the best pubs in Lancashire that welcome you and your dog.

Read more
Dogs Pubs and Bars Christmas
Sunday, December 18, 2016

Turkey, sprouts, cheese and even Christmas pudding, these recipes will make sure that none of your Christmas food goes to waste.

Read more
Christmas
Saturday, December 17, 2016

These stars in the East can provide you with an Christmas meal with a difference.

Read more
Asian Food
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Simple to make and sure to impress, these party bites have been given a tasty local twist.

Read more
Christmas
Monday, December 12, 2016

We’ve selected 12 Christmas inspired cocktails to help you celebrate the festivities in style.

Read more
Christmas Cocktails
Monday, December 12, 2016

If you have ham hock and granary leftover on Boxing Day, then this recipe by Simon Wood could the perfect festive snack.

Read more
Christmas
Monday, December 12, 2016

Simon Wood helps you add a little spice to the leftover turkey

Read more
Saturday, December 10, 2016

El Gato Negro, Manchester share their festive drink with a Spanish touch.

Read more
Christmas Spanish Food Cocktails
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

So you haven’t had time to bake a cake months in advance and then remember to soak it with alcohol at regular intervals. Don’t worry, as this simple recipe by Booths will make sure you can have your cake and eat it too.

Read more
Christmas

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:


Subscribe or buy a mag today

Lancashire Life Application Link

Local Business Directory

Lancashire's trusted business finder

Job search in your local area



Search For a Car In Your Area

Property Search