Portuguese Cod Fish Cakes Recipe

Portuguese Cod Fish Cakes – all the flavors of Portugal – a melting pot of Mediterranean cultures. Explore the influences on the Portuguese cuisine and embrace the spices and ingredients typical of Mediterranean including cod fish / cakes

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Cod Fish Cakes Ingredients

Portuguese Cod Fish Cakes

  • 1 lb. salted cod
  • 1 lb. potatoes
  • 1 med. to lg. onion
  • 1/2 c. chopped parsley, flat preferred
  • 1-2 eggs
  • Method

  • Soak cod fish in cold water in a glass container for 12 hours or overnight, changing water 3 or 4 times.
  • Put cod fish in large pot with enough water to cover.
  • Bring to boil and test water.
  • If too salty, change water and boil again.
  • Cook for about 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily.
  • When cool pick out any bones or skin and shred using fingers.
  • Cook washed potatoes, peel and rice or mash coarsely.
  • Combine cod fish, potatoes, finely chopped onions and parsley.
  • Add egg and mix (hands work best).
  • Add second egg if necessary, if too dry.
  • Heat about 1/2 inch of oil, peanut works well, in heavy skillet.
  • Shape cod fish mixture into small cakes.
  • A large tbsp.
  • makes a perfect size cake.
  • Cook cakes in oil until golden brown, turning once.
  • Do not crowd.
  • Oil will bubble during the cooking process.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Serve them at room temperature or cold.
  • May be refrigerated for days.
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