Oatmeal Potato Fish Ball

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 2 1/2 Tbsps. (25g) Garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsps. (15g) Cornstarch
  • 1 cup (250ml) Water
  • 3 Tbsps. (45ml) Soy sauce
  • 4 Tbsps. (60g) Brown sugar
  • 1 pc. (1g) Siling labuyo, chopped
Fish Ball Mixture:
  • 1/2 kilo (500g) Fish fillet, sole, mashed
  • 2/3 cups (65g) Oatmeal, quick-cook, raw
  • 1 1/2 cups (300g) Potato, boiled, mashed
  • 1 pc. (50g) Egg, chicken
  • 2 Tbsps. (10g) Spring onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup (50g) Breadcrumbs, fine
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Calamansi, juice
  • 1/4 tsp. (1.2g) Salt, coarse
  • 1/2 tsp. (0.6g) Pepper, ground
  • 1 pack (10g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 2 cups (500ml) Cooking oil


  1. SIMMER. To prepare the sauce, combine garlic, cornstarch, water, soy sauce, brown sugar, and siling labuyo in a saucepan. Simmer for 5 minutes or until desired consistency is achieved. Set aside.
  2. MIX. To prepare fish ball, combine mashed fish fillet, oatmeal, mashed potato, egg, spring onion, and breadcrumbs in a bowl. Mix well.
  3. SEASON. Add calamansi, salt, pepper, and AJI-NO-MOTO®. Mix well.
  4. SHAPE & DEEP-FRY. Form fish ball mixture into small balls around 2 Tbsps. (25g) each. In a pan, heat oil. Deep-fry fish ball for 3-5 minutes or until light brown. Drain excess oil using strainer or colander.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a plate. Serve with the prepared sauce. Enjoy while hot.

Cooking Tips

You may add milk as extra binder to ensure that mixture will not fall apart during frying.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 20 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 30 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 10 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 4 pcs. Fish ball (100g) + 2 Tbsps. Sauce (35g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Adding potatoes and oatmeal to your usual homemade fish balls gives more Dietary Fiber that helps maintain normal bowel movement.


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