With so much snoek in the Cape waters, few tastes capture Cape Town as tastefully as smoked snoek pâté. 

It makes it a common dish for those living in and around Cape Town and along the coast.

It’s usually best eaten with crackers or melba toast!

Snoek Pate Recipe

Snoek Paté
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: South African
Serves: 6
Delicious with Melba toast!
  • 200 g smoked snoek
  • 250 ml tub smooth cottage cheese *
  • ¼ cup good quality mayonaise*
  • 1 small onion finely chopped*
  • 2 tbles finely chopped fresh coriander*
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder*
  • Salt to taste
  1. Remove skin and bones from the snoek.
  2. Flake the fish.
  3. Blitz all the * ingredients in a food processor.
  4. After a few turns add the snoek as you dont want the snoek to be too fine.
  5. Mix until just blended.
  6. Taste and adjust seasoning.