Thai Fish Cakes


1 lb/500gms white fleshed fish ( brim, snapper, flathead, redfish, tilapia, hoki ) skin and bones removed  * you could use frozen fish if necessary

2 tablespoons coriander leaves chopped

2 1/2 tablespoons Red curry paste 

Zest of half lemon 

1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce 

1 egg

8 Green beans finely sliced 

2 tablespoons corn starch 

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Quick dipping sauce

2/3 cup sweet chili sauce

Juice of 1 lime

1/3 cup diced cucumber

2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 


Place fish, red curry paste, coriander, fish sauce, lemon zest and egg into a food processor. Process until the fish has minced and it looks like a paste.


Transfer to a bowl and stir through corn starch and green beans, mix until corn starch is incorporated.

Form 1 ½ inch x 1/3 inch patties.

Brush patties with vegetable oil place into CRUX air fryer set at 390F for 12 minutes, once cooked they should be a deep golden brown in color. 

Remove from air fryer basket.

Serve with steamed rice and a little salad of crushed tomatoes, green beans and cucumber spears.

For sauce, mix all ingredients together in a small serving bowl.