Portuguese Cod Fish Balls Recipe

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Portuguese Cod Fish Balls

Jean Ray

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@Sheepdoc

Some family members really loved these when my grandma made them.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

24 Hr

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

4 c
mashed potatoes
2 lb
salt cod
1/2 c
parsley, minced
1/2 c
onion, minced
2
eggs, lightly beaten
flour for coating
corn oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak the cod for 24 hours, changing the water several times. Boil about 5 minutes, until flaky. Cool.
2
Mix fish flakes, mashed potatoes, parsley, onions, and eggs in a bowl. Roll into 2" balls. Roll in flour to coat.
3
Heat 2" oil in skillet until sizzles. Fry balls a few at a time, turning so all sides are cooked. Drain on paper towels.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Portugese