Air fryer fish cakes

Moist, juicy and utterly delicious.

  • 25 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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These simple Thai fish cakes are moist and juicy when cooked in your air fryer. Flavoured with lime and red Thai curry paste, they're super tasty too.
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  • 500 grams skinless boneless firm white fish fillets, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon thai red curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lime rind
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 green onions, sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped coriander
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • to serve: extra chopped coriander, mixed green salad, lime wedges and sweet chilli sauce


  • 1
    Process fish, curry paste, lime rind and juice, and fish sauce in a food processor until mixture forms a smooth paste; stir in green onion and coriander. With damp hands, shape mixture into 12 patties. Spray generously all over with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Preheat a 7-litre air fryer to 200˚C/400˚F for 3 minutes.
  • 3
    Taking care, place fish cakes in the air fryer basket; at 200˚C/400˚F, cook for 8 minutes, turning halfway through cooking time, or until golden and cooked through.
  • 4
    Top fish cakes with extra chopped coriander; serve with a mixed green salad, lime wedges and sweet chilli sauce for dipping.

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