How to Make Crispy Cod Fish and Lotus Root Box: A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use other types of fish for this recipe?
A: Yes, you can substitute cod with other firm white fish, but the taste and texture may slightly vary.

Q: Is it necessary to use a food processor for the fish?
A: Using a food processor helps to create a fine and even fish paste, but you can also mince the fish by hand if preferred.

Q: Can I bake the lotus root boxes instead of frying?
A: Yes, you can bake them for a healthier option, but the texture will be different from frying.

Crispy Cod Fish and Lotus Root Box


  • 2 pieces of cod fish
  • 1 section of lotus root
  • 50 grams of carrot
  • 10 grams of green onion
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/3 teaspoon of salt
  • 15 grams of starch
  • 1/5 teaspoon of pepper powder
  1. Prepare all the ingredients.
  2. Dice the carrot and chop the green onion. Peel and slice the lotus root. Separate the egg white and prepare the starch.
  3. De-skin and cut the cod fish into small pieces.
  4. Place the fish in a food processor.
  5. Add diced carrot, chopped onion, starch, salt, and pepper powder to the processor.
  6. Blend until evenly mixed.
  7. Spread a layer of fish paste on a slice of lotus root, cover with another slice to form a box. Repeat for all.
  8. Fry the lotus root boxes in oil until golden brown on both sides.
  9. Remove the fried lotus root boxes from the oil.
  10. Enjoy the crispy and tender cod fish lotus root boxes!
  • Rich in protein from cod fish
  • Contains dietary fiber from lotus root
  • Source of vitamins from carrots and green onions
  • Energy from frying method
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