Add the chopped spring onions to the mash and add the grated cheese.
Season to taste and combine well.
Divide into 8 balls or sausage shapes (that’s up to you!)
Coat with the beaten egg
Roll in the Quaker oats so that they have a nice covering
Deep fry in hot oil for a couple of minutes until golden brown all over.
Drain well and serve
Cheat’s note: If you are really short on time and need a meal in minutes then you can use ready prepared mash or even packet mash!