Pasteis de Bacalhau (Codfish Fritters)
Featured Pinch Tips Video
- 1 lb
- salted codfish
- 1 lb
- eggs, lightly beat
- 1 small
- onion, yellow, finely diced
- 3 clove
- garlic, minced
- 1 Tbsp
- fresh parsley, finely chopped
- salt and pepper
1desalt the cod in water overnight, changing water atleast once.
2Add enough water to pan to boil the potatoes and cod, cook until potatoes are done.
3Remove skin and bones from cod.
4Mash potatoes and cod in a bowl.
5Add the egg, onion, garlic, parsley, salt & pepper, mix.
6Form the fritter - take a soup spoon and scoop a good amount of the cod mixture and place another spoon on top to mold and place on wax paper.
7Deep fry until browned and drain on paper towels.
8Enjoy either hot or cold.