Cape Cod Turkey
This old time recipe is for salt cod served with potatoes, eggs, and cream sauce.
This is a very old recipe served on Cape Cod for many years back in the day.
How to Make Cape Cod Turkey
- Cover the cod with cold water, bring to boil, drain.
Repeat 2 or 3 times.
- Meanwhile boil the potatoes, cube and fry out the salt pork, and prepare the cream sauce and the hardboiled egg.
- When serving pour the cream sauce over the potatoes and fish, add the the sliced egg and sprinkle with the pork scraps.
- White Sauce:
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
Dash white pepper
1 cup 2% milk *see note*
In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually whisk in the milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Use immediately or refrigerate. Yield: 1 cup.
* Could use half & half or cream instead of milk ~