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Fish cakes....what side dish?

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THirdEeye Tue 04-Apr-17 11:27:35

I bought some spicy cod/sweet potato fish cakes and need some inspiration with a side dish to serve with it...

Because they are made with sweet potato, I'm very reluctant to serve it with mash.

I was thinking of serving it with stir fried veg? Anyone got any ideas?

An aside, I cannot stand coleslaw....bleugh 🤢

tb Tue 04-Apr-17 13:20:34

Potato - either mashed or boiled and loads of proper parsley sauce.

RueDeDay Tue 04-Apr-17 13:21:43

Green beans & broccoli, steamed then tossed with a little bit of butter.

Wh0Kn0wsWhereTheTimeGoes Tue 04-Apr-17 13:33:17

Green salad. Or purple sprouting broccoli brushed lightly with olive oil and roasted.

AtleastitsnotMonday Tue 04-Apr-17 15:32:13

I would also go with a salad or simple steamed veg, or maybe roasted courgettes and peppers.

grannycake Tue 04-Apr-17 15:36:41

peas, grilled tomatoes and a green salad

TheWalkingTiger Tue 04-Apr-17 15:36:41

Sweetcorn kernels with chopped parsley and some roast pepper strips.

That1950sMum Tue 04-Apr-17 15:38:57

Baked beans obviously!

hippy1952 Tue 04-Apr-17 15:41:10

Potato wedges and baked beans.

purplecoathanger Tue 04-Apr-17 15:41:19

Parmentier potatoes.

AdaColeman Tue 04-Apr-17 15:41:38

Chips and peas of course, and don't forget the tartar sauce! wine

delilahbucket Tue 04-Apr-17 15:41:54

I second baked beans or a big salad.

floraeasy Tue 04-Apr-17 15:43:06

I like mine with rice.

I think it would go very well with the stir-fried veg.

iloveredwine Tue 04-Apr-17 15:51:33

Wedges and corn on the cob and a green salad

PutThatPomBearBack Wed 05-Apr-17 14:23:19

Cheesy broccoli

forcryinoutloud Wed 12-Apr-17 22:02:22

Savoury rice .
Fry long grain rice with a chopped onion about 8 mins. Add clove garlic fry another 2 min. Add carton chopped tomatoes and either veg or chicken stock, about 375 mls. Simmer 15 min until liquid absorbed. Sprinkle some herbs (optional). Yummy and easy.

AngelicCurls Thu 13-Apr-17 20:51:42

If they are spicy then depending on the type of spice I'd either go for your Stir fri veg and a chilli dipping sauce, or chorizo spiced veg.

apotheke Thu 13-Apr-17 21:16:56

Cous cous and lovely big mixed salad with fish cakes here. Got to be a (wanky) posh fishcake for me though, salmon, spinach and lemon or similar - nothing smoked or cod.

apotheke Thu 13-Apr-17 21:17:52

And yes to lashings of sweet chilli dipping sauce.

yohoohoo Sun 16-Apr-17 11:19:52

Caeser salad or def baked beans!

TheDuckSaysMoo Sun 16-Apr-17 11:21:12

Something green - peas, cabbage, broccoli

SoloDance Sun 16-Apr-17 11:23:49

Chips and peas.

User543210 Sun 16-Apr-17 11:25:01

chippy chips and mushy peas!

MusicToMyEars800 Sun 16-Apr-17 21:05:26

I would serve them with, green salad, roasted cherry tomatoes and either homemade wedges or baby potatoes tossed in butter with parsley

ImperialBlether Sun 16-Apr-17 21:07:13

Avocado salad with a lemon or lime dressing.

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