How to Make Fish Cakes
- Soak fish overnight. Drain and add the peeled potatoes, sliced about 1/2 inch thick. Cover with cold water and boil together until potatoes are done, about 15 minutes. Drain thoroughly in a colander and return to saucepan.
- Mash fish and potatoes together, and whole egg, pepper and beat with a silver fork. With a tablespoon scoop up the mixture, and shape with the silver fork so that the cakes are "whiskery".
- Slide onto platter Place in cool spot until ready to fry.
To fry , have 1/2 inch of hot melted shortening in skillet.
Fry crusty gold on each side, turning once.