Savoury Corned Beef Cakes And Garlic Sauce Recipe

Savoury Corned Beef Cakes And Garlic Sauce Recipe

Grab a can of Target Corned Beef and cook up these simple ready-to-go corned beef cakes! Devour these yummy patties, seasoned with fresh herbs and spices like parsley, thyme, garlic and scotch bonnet pepper. Paired perfectly with a simple garlic sauce, these corned beef patties make the perfect breakfast or appetizer that will definitely satisfy your tastebuds.

Recipe by Chris De La Rosa from


  • 1 can corned beef
  • 1 small onion (diced small)
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 scotch bonnet Pepper (optional – diced fine)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper (divided)
  • 1 medium tomato (seeded/diced)
  • 2 tablespoon parsley (chopped)
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 4 large potatoes
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 scallions (chopped)
  • 4 tablespoon butter (divided)
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup olive oil

Garlic Sauce (topping/dipping)

  • 1 cup mayo
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 leaves shado beni
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar (optional) any vinegar


  1. Heat a dry non-stick pan on medium heat and add the crumbled corned beef
  2. Followed by the onion, tomato, 1/2 the black pepper, scotch bonnet, thyme, garlic and parsley
  3. Mix well and cook for 3-5 minutes
  4. Set aside to cool
  5. Bring the potatoes (cubed) to a boil in salted water (3/4 teaspoon mentioned above) and cook until tender
  6. Drain, then mash with 1/2 the butter and remaining black pepper
  7. Fold in the finely chopped scallions.
  8. With the corned beef cooled, add the mashed potatoes.
  9. Form into balls, then flatten (use a circle mould if you have one)
  10. In a small bowl, whisk your eggs.
  11. Heat the remaining butter and olive oil on a medium flame
  12. Each patty is then dipped in the whisked eggs, then pressed into the bread crumbs to coat all sides.
  13. Fry on both sides till golden brown and you have a wonderful crust (do in batches).
  14. Add all the ingredients for the garlic mayo in a blender and work till smooth.
  15. Drizzle over the finished corned beef cakes.