Thai Fish Cakes with Broccoli and Brown Rice

Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • 200g brown rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 kg white fish fillet, uncooked
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 6 tbs cornflour
  • 2 tbs fish sauce
  • 2 tbs red Thai curry paste
  • 1 cup fresh coriander
  • 2 cm fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 2 tsp red chilli, chopped
  • 4 spring onion, chopped
  • 2 tbs peanut oil
  • 1 kg mixed green beans and broccoli
  • 8 lemon wedges

Method:

  1. Cook rice in a covered pan for 15-20 mins until soft.
  2. Process the fish fillets in a food processor to form a mince.
  3. Add the egg, cornflour, fish sauce, curry paste, chilli and coriander, and process until combined.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and add the beans and spring onions. Mix well.
  5. Form mixture into large patties using a spoon or wet hands.
  6. Heat the oil in a large frying pan.
  7. Fry patties and turn when golden brown.
  8. Remove when cooked and drain.

 Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Per serve
(2 patties, 1/2 cup rice,
125g broccoli/beans)
         Energy – kJ 1178
Protein (g) 23
Fat (g) 4.5
Saturated Fat (g) 1.5
Carbohydrate (g) 33
Sugars (g) 2
Fibre (g) 6

Notes:
2 patties = ~150-160g cooked
500g yields approx. 9 patties

Source:

SDA Member Harriet Walker
First published on harrietwalker.com.au