Easy Fish Cutlet

Are you fond of eating fish? Well, then you should try this recipe of Fish cutlets, which is very easy to cook & very delicious to eat.

I got this recipe from a very dear friend Shanthi, in this recipe fish is first steamed & shredded and combined with mashed potatoes along with onion, ginger, chili & spices and either deep fried or shallow fried per choice, either ways the result is super Yummy. You can savor it as a complete meal or as a snack or side dish or an appetizer or even as a burger patty.

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time                    Total Time                    Yields

20 mins                              1hour                      1 hour 20 mins         6 Serving


King Fish – ½ kg (or any other fish with less bones)

Onion – 2 Large (finely chopped)

Ginger – 8 cm big piece

Green chili – 6-7 (roughly chopped)

Potato – 2 Large (boiled, peeled & mashed)

Fresh green coriander – 1 small bowl (finely chopped)

Salt per taste

Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon

Eggs – 2 (well beaten)

Breadcrumbs for coating cutlets

Oil – 2 tablespoon + for frying



  • Cook fish separately in a pan with water, salt & turmeric powder.
  • After the fish is cooked well & done, discard the bones and finely shred it into pieces. Keep aside.
  • In the meantime pressure-cook the potatoes, when tender, peel and mash, keep aside.
  • Now grind ginger and green chilies coarsely.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add finely chopped onions, sauté on medium heat for about 3 minutes and then add the grinded chili-ginger paste. Sauté for another 3 minutes. Now add the finely shredded fish and fry for another 5-6 minutes till it becomes golden brown. Take off heat now.
  • Add mashed potatoes, salt & fresh green coriander. Mix well.
  • Make required cutlet shapes per choice. Place breadcrumbs in a open plate and beat the eggs with little salt.


  • Now dip each cutlet in the beaten eggs mix and then roll them on the breadcrumbs to get a nice coating.
  • Now deep fry or shallow fry per choice. Transfer to serving platter.

Note: Fish cutlets can be served with ketchup or choice of chutneys or dipping’s. Enjoy a great delicious snack or side dish or an appetizer or a substantial meal or in a burger or simply with salad greens. Bon Apatite!

Happy Cooking!!

Recipe contributed by Shanthi Satish


Shanthi Satish is from Coimbatore, India. A very graceful, ever smiling, polite dynamic lady who is a loving wife & mom to two smart kids and has a passion for cooking & baking. Cheers to her!

Check out Shanthi Satish’s profile in the “Appy Chef” section as our guest chef. Some more receipies are shortly coming up from Shanthi, so look out for them & keep visiting & viewing Appy Bistro recipes.

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