Pasteis de Bacalhau (Codfish Fritters)

Theresa Vieira

By
@YummyTummies

This recipe is my husbands grandmother's, given to me by my super awesome mother-in-law.


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Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

1 lb
salted codfish
1 lb
potatoes
3
eggs, lightly beat
1 small
onion, yellow, finely diced
3 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
fresh parsley, finely chopped
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
desalt the cod in water overnight, changing water atleast once.
2
Add enough water to pan to boil the potatoes and cod, cook until potatoes are done.
3
Remove skin and bones from cod.
4
Mash potatoes and cod in a bowl.
5
Add the egg, onion, garlic, parsley, salt & pepper, mix.
6
Form 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.
7
Deep fry until browned and drain on paper towels.
8
Enjoy either hot or cold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Portugese
Hashtag: #codfish