Enjoy a taste of Thai street food with this easy recipe for crispy deep-fried fish cakes.


  • 400g silver dory fillets

  • 3 Tbsp red curry paste

  • 3 Tbsp fish sauce

  • 1 tsp palm sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 5 kaffir lime leaves

  • 1 Tbsp wild ginger

  • 2 Tbsp snake beans


  • 1.

    Pound fish fillets in Mortar and Pestle until they resemble mincemeat. Combine with curry paste, palm sugar, fish sauce and remaining ingredients and mix well in a large bowl.

  • 2.

    Roll into even size patties; push a mint leaf into each one. Deep-fry and drain on absorbent paper.

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