Fish Cakes with Cucumber Relish

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Appears in
Thai Food and Cooking

By Judy Bastyra and Becky Johnson

Published 2011

  • About

These wonderful small fish cakes are a very familiar and popular appetizer in Thailand and increasingly throughout South-East Asia. They are usually served with Thai beer.


  • 8 kaffir lime leaves
  • 300 g/11 oz cod fillet, cut into chunks


  1. Make the cucumber relish. Mix the coconut or rice vinegar, sugar and water in a small pan. Heat gently, stirring constantly until the sugar has completely dissolved. Remove the pan from the heat and leave to cool.

  2. Separate the pic