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

Gluten-Free Fish Balls

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 12


  • 200 g firm white fish fillets
  • 150 g 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)


  • Place all ingredients except oil in food processor. Pulse until chopped and combined.
  • Roll teaspoons of fish mixture into balls.
  • 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.
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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