Danish Fish Balls

Danish Fish Balls

  • Prep Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Serves: 4-8,Yield: 1.0recipe to go with the Mock Turtle
  • About This Recipe

    “These are delicious and versatile. These are traditional in the Danish Mock Turtle soup. Serve them as an appetizer with a dip or make it as a fish loaf. Any way it is goodIn one of the pictures you will see that I made a sauce and fried them – these went over really well.They are wonderful in a curry sauce”


  • 1lbfish fillet, skinned and minced finely( Cod, sole, whitefish)
  • 2teaspoonssalt
  • 1pinchwhite pepper
  • 5tablespoons plain flour or 5tablespoonspotato flour
  • 2ouncesbutter
  • 2eggs
  • 1 -1 1/2 pintlight cream
  • Directions

  • Mix seasoning with the minced fish and the flour.
  • Beat the mixture very well and integrate the butter.
  • Add eggs one at a time.
  • Gradually add the liquid.
  • If the mixture curdles stand the bowl in hot water and whisk until it is smooth again.
  • Check your seasoning.
  • Shape the farce into round balls using 2 spoons dipped in hot water.
  • Bring about 2 pints of salted water to a boil.
  • Cook one ball to check the consistency.
  • Add more egg if the ball is too soft, or cream if it is too stiff.
  • If the ball is right cook all the balls, they only take a minute to cook and float when done.
  • Serve as an appetizer, use in the Danish mock turtle soup or make it in a ring shaped mold and serve it with a sauce as your main course.
  • Reviews

  • “Well, hon, I found out I didn’t like “boiled” fish balls, so decided to give them a little fry-up!Tasty little buggers, now, Bergy.I sure didn’t get the shapes right, but it was my first time, after all…heehee!Made for KcK’s Forum Tag Game.”