Cod and pea bites

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Cod and pea bites
Excellent finger food the kids can get into perfect for a supper, or a party.

4 large potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks

350g cod or haddock fillet

100g frozen peas

2 tbsp flour

1 large egg, beaten

100g fresh white breadcrumbs

Oil for shallow frying

Herb-flavoured mayonnaise and lemon wedges to serve

Cook the potatoes in a large pan of boiling, lightly salted water until tender.

Drain and mash.

Meanwhile, cook the fish in a pan of water for 10-12 minutes until just cooked.

Remove the fish with a slotted spoon and flake it using a fork, discarding any skin and bones into a large bowl.

Pour boiling water over the frozen peas then drain.

Mix the mashed potato, fish and peas together then and season with a little salt and pepper.

Shape into around 16 small balls.

Roll each ball in a little flour, then egg and lastly the breadcrumbs until coated completely.

Pop them all on a plate, cover and chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Shallow-fry the fish bites in batches in hot oil for 3-4 mins until crisp and golden brown.

Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.

Serve with the herb-flavoured mayonnaise and lemon wedges.

Makes 16

Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
30 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Eggs, Fish, Vegetables, Oil, Bread

Recipe Type
Party Food, Kids Food

Level of Difficulty


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