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Finnish Fish Fritters

I'm not sure there is much I can say about these fritters. They were good, easy to make and satisfying. I'd definitely eat them and might even make them to extend fish, if I didn't have too much, but I don't know that there is a compelling reason to have them otherwise.

The Recipe below would make enough for a light lunch for 2.

Finnish Fish Fritters

Finnish Fish Fritters


  • 1 lb white fish fillet
  • 2/3 cup whipping cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup shredded dill
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • lemon juice (optional).


Grind the fish in a food processor. Add the cream, eggs, breadcrumbs, onion, dill, salt and pepper and grind until it become a smooth paste.

Form the mixture into patties using your hands.

Melt 2 Tbsp. butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the patties, making sure they are not too crowded. Cook until browned, flipped and repeat. Add more butter between batches if necessary.

Serve with optional lemon juice

Adapted from a recipe at FinnGuide

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