Your little picky eater won’t know that you’ve hidden the salmon – and broccoli – in this delectable dish.
Broccoli is known for its antioxidant properties, and contains vitamins K and C. Its fibre also helps relieve constipation.
Your tot has a milk allergy? Use rice milk instead.
The omega-3 fatty acids in salmon boost your little one’s brain development and improve her heart health.
SALMON AND BROCCOLI PATTY CAKES
Makes 4 patties
120g salmon fillet 100g broccoli florets 100g potato, skinned and diced 50ml milk Salt, to taste 4 tbsp canola oil.
1 Steam salmon on medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes, and set aside.
2 Steam broccoli and potato for 10 to 15 minutes, or until soft.
3 Drizzle milk over broccoli and potato, and mash until smooth.
4 Pull salmon into small flakes and add to mash. Season with salt. Mix evenly.
5 Divide the mixture into four portions, and form into patties of your desired shape.
6 Heat oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Pan-fry the patties until crisp, about 2 minutes per side.
7 Garnish as desired, and serve.
This recipe is suitable for toddlers from 12 months old.
Executive chef Lawrence Tay Lian Chin and principal dietitian Alefia A. Vasanwala contributed the recipe and nutrition tips, respectively. Both are from Mount Elizabeth Hospital.