Friday, June 25, 2010

Merry Go Round - What's on your plate?

It''s time for another ride on the merry-go-round! Jump on and join a group of 9 artists/crafts-women as they link around the world and tell you a little about their lives in art and craft.

This month's question that we will answer is: What's on your plate? - a healthy quick recipe that leaves us with plenty of time to get back to creating.

I've recently created a new fish cake recipe that I really like. It's simple, quick, healthy, gluten free, grain free, sugar free - and yummy!  The cakes are lovely and moist so don't need a sauce - but if you prefer a little something on the side, they go well with a Thai sweet chili sauce.  The recipe can also be spiced up a little to your preference by adding up to 1 tsp of diced red chili.

Thai Fish Cakes

Ingredients - Serves 4 people
1 lb (400g) boneless white fish chopped - I tend to use Basa - you want quite a firm fish
2 tsp organic Agave nectar/syrup
2 tsp Thai Fish Sauce
80g (1/2 cup) green beans - sliced
100g  (1/2 cup) red peppers - chopped
Olive oil
Place the first 5 ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth.  Divide the mixture into 8 balls and flatten into patties.  Heat a little olive oil in a frying pan and fry the fish cakes evenly on each side for about 4 minutes until golden and cooked through.

Serve with your favorite accompaniments. And enjoy!
With your mouth still watering - I hope you'll check out what fun recipes the other members of this Merry go round have selected from the links below.  Do let us know if you try any.  (Remember that we live on different time zones so some may post later than others.)
Alison at Tweed Delights -
Mitsy at ArtMind -
Kim at Vilt a la Kim -
Sara at Crafts of Texture -  
                                                    Sara is away at a show this month so can't join in.  She'll be back next month.
Fabienne at Easterya Jewellery Creations -
Mariana at Florcita -
Agathe at Le Bar du Vent -
Lily at Lily Pang Art and Design -


Florcita said...

Oh wow! That does look good! I love fish! Im not sure I know what that nectar thing is but the whole recipe sounds fantstic!

Vilt à la Kim said...

wouw looks very jummy!! will keep it in mind! thanks

Tweed Delights said...

Sounds lovely - anything made with fish is good with me :)!

Ruth said...

The agave nectar is a sugar substitute - you can switch it out for sugar or honey instead if you like.

meherio68 said...

This looks and sounds yummy indeed. Plus, even I might be able to whip it together.
Thanks Ruth!

Easterya said...

Super little recipe, I adore fish cakes!! I am drooling all over my keyboard here... :)

ArtMind said...

Nom Nom, fishcakes are indeed fast and yummy! Fish is among my favorites - will try out this recipe for sure. :)