Chinese Welsh Lamb bubble and squeak cakes

Share this page

Sunday 7th June 2015


225g (8oz) lean Welsh Lamb cooked, cut into small cubes

3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes

5 spring onions, thinly sliced

2.5cm (1”) root ginger, peeled and cut into thin slivers

1 small carrot, peeled and cut into thin slivers

5ml (1tsp) Chinese five spice




For the Drizzling sauce:

60ml (4tbsp) hoisin sauce

60ml (4tbsp) apple juice


  1. Place potatoes in a pan of boiling water and cook until tender. Drain and roughly mash.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the Welsh Lamb, potato, spring onions, ginger, carrot, five spice and seasoning. Take large handfuls of the mixture and shape into flat cakes. Dust with flour and chill slightly.
  3. Mix together the hoisin and apple juice to make a drizzling sauce. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan and fry Welsh Lamb cakes for 3-4 minutes each side until golden brown.
  4. Serve on a bed of pak choi leaves with a pot of drizzling sauce.

Recipe Information

Serves 4
Calories 382 kcals
Cooking Time

Nutrition Information

Calories 382 kcal

Energy 1606KJ

Fat 16g

Saturates 4.4g

Salt 0.7g

Iron 2.7g

5-a-day 1

Print this recipe

Related posts

We may think of the humble sandwich as classically British, but they are actually eaten by cultures across the world - from Asia to the Americas.
BBQ king Chris ‘Flamebaster’ Roberts has set YOU the epic, mouth-watering task of presenting us with the crème de la crème of PGI Welsh Beef steak sandwiches.
During this unprecedented lockdown period, we all have more time to ourselves and this includes our little ones who are all currently off school.
With bare shelves a common sight in supermarkets and the government’s strict measures to urge people to stay at home, some Welsh butchers have taken on the responsibility of carrying out home deliveries and meeting the needs of many of our communities.