How To Make Fish Cakes With Lucky Star Pilchards

If you're looking for a quick, easy, and delicious meal to prepare, a can of Lucky Star Pilchards is your answer. Not only are they tasty, but they're also packed with nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids and protein.

  1. Ingredients
  2. Method
    1. Tips


  • 1 can of Lucky Star Pilchards
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil


  1. Boil the potatoes in salted water for about 15 minutes, or until tender. Drain and mash them, then set aside.
  2. Drain the Lucky Star Pilchards, reserving the sauce. Remove the bones and mash the flesh.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying pan and sauté the onion until soft and translucent.
  4. In a bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, pilchards, onion, egg, flour, parsley, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  5. Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape each into a patty.
  6. Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  7. Cook the fish cakes for about 3-4 minutes on each side, until golden brown and crispy.
  8. Drizzle the reserved sauce over the fish cakes and serve hot.


  • You can add breadcrumbs to the mixture if it seems too wet.
  • Adding some grated cheese to the mixture can also enhance the flavour of the fish cakes.
  • Try serving the fish cakes with a side salad or some green vegetables to make a complete meal.

So next time you're wondering what to make for dinner, give these Lucky Star Pilchard fish cakes a try. They're simple, delicious, and healthy!

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