Golden Tilapia Fishcakes

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Appears in
Food for Friends

By Levi Roots

Published 2010

  • About

Tilapia is a firm, meaty farmed fish that’s easy to cook, and relatively cheap. These fish cakes are good for a brunch dish, or serve them with a salad for a light lunch or supper. They’re also great with my Sticky Red Cabbage.


  • 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) sweet potatoes, cut into small chunks
  • 4


  1. Put the sweet potatoes in a saucepan of water, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes, or until cooked. Drain well. Meanwhile, put the tilapia fillets in a saucepan and just cover with the milk or water. Bring to the boil, cover, turn off the heat and leave to sit for 5 minutes to gently cook the fish.
  2. Mash the sweet potato in a mixing