Sweet Potato and Sardine Cakes

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 30 minutes
  • 4 servings

Why don’t we find a tastier use for the sardines in olive oil? We can mix them with mashed sweet potatoes and some other good stuff and shape them into patties or small cakes if you prefer, then fry them. Serve them over a salad or with a yogurt dip.

Ingredients Needed for Sweet Potato and Sardine Cakes

2 boiled sweet potatoes, mashed
8 ounces of sardines in olive oil
2 spring onions, thinly chopped
1 tablespoon fresh coriander, finely chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons of cornflour
pepper
salt

How to Cook Sweet Potato and Sardine Cakes

  1. Add the mashed sweet potatoes and sardines to a bowl. Mash and mix until even.
  2. Keep adding the spring onion, coriander, olive oil, and cornflour. Season with salt and pepper and mix until even.
  3. Grease your hands with olive oil and start shaping patties from the mixture. We’ve ended up with 8. Refrigerate them for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Fry them for 6 minutes or until golden brown on both sides.

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