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Gluten-Free Fish Balls

Ready in just 15 minutes our gluten-free fish balls are sure to become a family favourite.

Makes 12
Prep time 5 minutes
Cooking time 10 minutes


200g firm white fish fillets
150g green prawns, peeled
2 shallots, chopped
1 teaspoons sesame oil
2 teaspoons gluten-free soy sauce
Pinch of pepper
Rice bran oil for shallow frying
Gluten-free Vietnamese dipping sauce, to serve (optional)


  1. Place all ingredients except oil in food processor. Pulse until chopped and combined.
  2. Roll teaspoons of fish mixture into balls.
  3. Heat 2-3 cm oil place in a frying pan, add fish balls and shallow fry for 2-3 minutes. Remove from oil and drain on absorbent paper. Serve with dipping sauce if desired.

This recipe for gluten-free fish balls first appeared in Issue 12 of Australian Gluten-Free Life magazine. For more yum cha inspired gluten-free recipes pick up a copy today.

Gluten-Free Fish Balls – Recipe by Sandra Basic and Photography by Brandee Meier