Fish bites with chive dip

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Fish bites with chive dip
Lightly crisped haddock balls with a special yoghurt and chive dip are lovely finger foods for friends and family.
 

500g haddock fillet

240ml whole milk

1 large potato, large dice

1 shallot, finely sliced

50g ginger, minced

1 green chilli, small (deseeded) and finely diced

1 tsp cardamom seeds, ground

1 tsp fresh tarragon, chopped

2 tbsp flour

1 egg, beaten

100g sesame seeds, optional

200ml vegetable oil, to shallow fry

1 pinch salt

1 pinch pepper

For the chive dip

300g low fat natural yoghurt

1 tsp chopped chives

1 tsp chopped parsley

Bring to boil a pan of milk and then lower in the fish fillets.

Lower the heat to a low simmer and cook for 3 minutes.

Remove from the heat and set aside to cool. Into a clean pan strain away the liquid and set aside the fish.

Over a medium heat, place the pan containing the milk and add the diced potato.

Cook until soft. Remove from the heat and drain away the milk.

Use a bowl and tip the fish in using a fork to flake it, then add the potato, shallot, ginger, tarragon, chilli, cardamom and salt and pepper.

Mix together and shape into balls resembling a golf ball.

Into 3 separate bowls add flour, beaten egg and sesame seeds (if using) to coat the fish balls.

Dip the balls into the following order - flour, egg and seeds and repeat this until all the balls are done.

Bring a pan over a medium heat with a little vegetable oil.

Shallow-fry until they are golden.

Remove from the pan and place onto kitchen paper to drain.

Mix together the yoghurt, chives and parsley into a bowl to serve with the crisp haddock balls.

Serves
4

Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
25 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Eggs, Fish, Vegetables, Oil, Bread, Spice, Seeds

Recipe Type
Entertaining, Kids Food, Snacks

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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