Cod Fish Cake Recipe with Sweet Potato and Ginger

Best fishcakes recipes

Forget the days of stodgy bland fishcakes, these fish delights are packed full of flavour, texture and colour. Our top 16 best ever fishcake recipes won't let guests be disappointed and will leave them wanting more

Looking for fishcake recipes? Try our simple fishcake ideas for an easy but impressive dinner party starter. From crab cakes to cod and much more in between… 


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Cod fishcake recipes

Cod, sweet potato and ginger fishcakes

Check out these punchy fishcakes with ginger, sweet potato and cod. These fishcakes are super easy to make and low in calories, too.

Cod Fish Cake Recipe with Sweet Potato and Ginger

Thai fish cakes with cucumber sauce

This is an incredible Thai recipe. The Thai fish cakes with cucumber sauce are easy to make and ready in just 30 minutes but are packed full of flavour, perfect for dinner party canapés it’s a perfect dish. Make a Thai feast with our authentic Thai recipes…


Smoked cod fritters

Spanish tapas classic made easy. Bite-sized smoked cod and potato fishcakes bound together with egg and flour then quickly fried until crispy. Serve with lemon wedges.

Smoked Cod Fritters Recipe

Thai-style fishcakes with sweet and sour cucumber pickle

Thai fishcakes make brilliant party food or a dinner party starter as you can fry them in advance and keep warm in the oven. The easy cucumber pickle adds an authentic Southeast Asian touch and ready in under 30 minutes.


Crab fishcake recipes

Lousiana crab cakes

Crispy and packed with flavour, our best Louisianna-style crab cakes are spiced up with cayenne pepper, tabasco and Dijon mustard. Delicious served with watercress and lemon wedges. This flavoursome, but easy recipe can be on the table in under 30 minutes. Here are more crab recipes for you to try…


Chilli and ginger crab cakes

Homemade Thai crab cakes are quick and easy to make for a speedy midweek meal. Packed with crab, ginger, chilli and coriander, then served with watercress. Perfect for an easy meal for lunch, or for a weekday family dinner.


Simple crab cakes with fennel remoulade

This simple crab cake recipe is elegant, yet exciting. We’ve whisked up this classical meal to give your cooking a little more zest. Fennel has a lovely aniseed flavour that is a great match for fish and seafood. Remoulade is a classic French sauce made with a piquantly flavoured mayo. It’s often used to dress celeriac but this easy recipe is a seasonal variation.


Fishcake recipes using other fish

Smoked haddock and herb fishcakes with watercress and pea salad

These herby haddock fishcakes are coated in crunchy breadcrumbs for extra crispiness. Served with a fresh pea salad, this recipe makes an easy midweek meal for two.

Haddock Fish Cakes Recipe with Watercress and Pea Salad

Thai green salmon burgers with spicy sweet potato wedges

Check out our easy salmon burgers with soft ciabatta buns, crispy sweet potato wedges and a punchy carrot and cucumber slaw. These moreish fishcakes are high in protein and ready in under an hour.

Thai Salmon Burgers with Sweet Potato Wedges

Smoked haddock and chive fishcakes

These smoked haddock and chive fishcakes will be loved by the whole family and are a handy standby for when you’re too busy to cook because they’re extremely simple. Eat half now and freeze the rest.


Sea trout and herb fishcakes

Because they head out to sea to feed, wild sea trout or salmon trout often have much more flavour than farmed trout and the firm, pink flesh is perfect for making these fishcakes. Their season runs from March to July. This quick and easy recipe is a perfect dinner time treat


Herb and pea fishcakes

Fishcakes are a great budget choice because they make a little fish go a long way. These easy fishcakes are flavoured with lemon, spring onions and dill. Try making a batch for friends or family this weekend.


Smoked salmon and sweet potato fishcakes

Sweet potato makes a great low-GI, healthy alternative to regular potato. Use it to make these easy smoked salmon fishcakes – spiked with ginger and coriander for a modern update.


Tuna fishcakes with parsley and caper salad

The best fishcakes are a good balance of potato and fish. This tuna recipe gets the ratio just right. The parsley and caper salad packs in flavour too.


Crisp crumb fish cakes

Crunchy on the outside, smooth and creamy on the inside, these yummy fishcakes are a great recipe for an autumnal dinner


Simple fishcakes

Our famous fish cakes are one of your favourite ever olive recipes – and now the recipe is here, online and simple! Use any white fish or salmon, but not oily fish or the texture will be heavy. We’d recommend serving them up for friends, or even at a dinner party if you add a posh salad and a little dressing on the side.