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Fried Fish Patties

Origin: Indonesia

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Fish Fritters

Notes, Tips & Tricks

Whether to serve as a side dish or appetizer...this small fried patties is something hard to resist ;-) Tipp: There is no top secret of making tasty & yummy Indonesian fried patties, not require special trick nor a MSG!! Only one thing: Just add fried shallots to the batter. I ensure you, the fritters will taste simply delicious!!


Ingredients for 16 Patties:

  1. 300 gr white fish fillet
  2. 200 gr tofu
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 4-5 tbsp all-purpose flour
  5. 2 tbsp fried shallot or fried onion
  6. 1 spring onion, finely sliced
  7. oil to fry

Spice for the paste:

  1. 2 cloves garlic
  2. 1/2 tsp pepper
  3. 1 tsp salt or to taste
Fish Fritters Ingredients

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. 1a

    Chop the fish fillet finely, set aside. In a bowl, squeeze the tofu with your hand until it is crushed in grains.

    Cooking Fish Fritters Step 1
  2. 1bCooking Fish Fritters Step 2
  3. 2

    Pound/grind the spice ingredients into a smooth paste.

    Cooking Fish Fritters Step 3
  4. 3

    Add the fried shallots/onions, pound it just roughly and stir to mix.

    Cooking Fish Fritters Step 4
  5. 4

    Add the flour and eggs into the tofu & fish bowl, mix all ingredients with a spoon until well mixed. The batter may look a bit thin, just ignore it and don't add more flour to obtain the optimum taste.

    Cooking Fish Fritters Step 5
  6. 5

    Adjust the seasoning, add the salt in necessary. Add the chopped spring onion stir to mix.

    Cooking Fish Fritters Step 6
  7. 6a

    Heat about 150 ml oil over medium heat. Spoon the fritter batter and drop it into the oil. Fry until golden brown. ((Make sure to leave a gap while droping to avoid the fritters sticking to each other).

    Cooking Fish Fritters Step 6
  8. 6b

    Turn around to the other side until both sides golden brown.

  9. 7

    Set aside to drain or drain on paper towel.

    Cooking Fish Fritters Step 7