Shallow-Fried Posh Fish Fingers with Pea, Lettuce and Mint Vinaigrette

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      40 min

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By Andrew Pern

Published 2008

  • About

These originated from doing a twist on traditional fishcakes, fish fingers for big and little children alike. It was for a “Mission to the Seamen” recipe book in aid of their charity where the idea started; a lovely starter or snack on a summer’s day with the dressing acting as a bit of a side-dish as well.


  • 2 shallots, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 350 g


Lightly sweat the shallot with the butter, without colouring, then add to the mash, flaked hot-smoked salmon, herbs, lemon zest and juice, and season, if required. Let the mixture cool, then cover and chill in the refrigerator.

Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4. Put the flou