Thai Fish Cake Recipe

Homemade Thai Fish Cakes -Tod Mun Pla

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Author: Daisy Edwards

Ingredients

Thai Fish Cakes

  • 400 T gm raw white felsh boneless fish (ling, flathead etc) DON' COOK FIRST
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 195 gm Red Thai Curry Paste Ayam
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 Tbs cornflour corn starch
  • 12 leaves kaffir lime with the middle stem removed
  • 15 green beans top & tailed
  • vegetable oil for frying

Dipping Sauce

  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 ½ tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 Tbs finely diced cucumber
  • 1 Tbs chopped peanuts

Instructions

  • Slice the green beans into 1/2cm rounds.

Thermomix Instructions

  • Add the lime leaves to the TM bowl Process 5sec/ speed 8. Remove from the bowl and reserve for later.
  • Add the garlic to the TM bowl Mince 3sec/speed 9
  • Add the fish, egg, processed lime leaves, egg, cornflour and Red Thai Curry Paste to the garlic already in the TM Bowl.
  • Process 1 minute /speed 6 to form a paste.
  • Scrape down the sides and repeat the above step if the mixture has not yet formed a paste.
  • Add the green beans to the fish paste. Mix to combine (REVERSE BLADE) 1minute/ speed 3.
  • Remove the mixture from the TM into a bowl.

Food Processor Instructions

  • Slice the lime leaves finely.
  • Add the garlic to the blender and process until finely chopped.
  • Add the fish, egg, sliced lime leaves, egg, cornflour and Red Thai Curry Paste to the garlic already in the blender.
  • Process
  • Process to form a paste.
  • Scrape down the sides and repeat the above step if the mixture has not yet formed a paste.
  • Remove the mixture from the food processor into a bowl.
  • Stir through the green beans.

To Cook

  • Heat oil in a wok, large heavy based frying pan or a deep fryer, 160 degrees or a medium burner heat. The oil needs be at a medium heat to allow the fish cakes to fully cook through.
  • Deep fry the fish cakes in batches until golden. They will take between 3-5 minutes but check the first one before serving.
  • Drain the fish cakes on absorbency paper before serving.

Dipping Sauce

  • Prepare the dipping sauce by mixing the lime juice, sugar, water and fish sauce together.
  • Add the sauce to a serving bowl.
  • Just before serving top the dipping sauce with crushed peanuts and diced cucumber.