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codfish cakes and bacon

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Beth M.
M.V. Island, MA

A favorite New England Sunday breakfast! From an old New England Cookbook Living in Massachusetts where Codfish is "King", I have come to love this for breakfast, lunch or supper. Only make them with real hot mashed potatoes and salt codfish. Serve with a little chili sauce or fresh lemon!

(1 rating)
yield 2 serving(s)
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For codfish cakes and bacon

  • 2 c
    salt codfish
  • 2 c
    hot mashed potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp
  • bacon

How To Make codfish cakes and bacon

  • 1
    Soak the codfish in cold water for several hours. Drain and cover with fresh cold water and simmer until fish is tender. Drain. Remove any bones and chop the codfish.
  • 2
    Combine all the ingredients, excepting the bacon, and beat until light. Cover and let stand overnight,in the refrigerator.
  • 3
    In the morning mold the cakes about 1/2 inch thick. Fry 2 strips of bacon for each person. Drain on unglazed paper in a warm place. Fry fish cakes in bacon fat and serve with the crisp bacon.
  • 4
    Codfish cakes are also delicious served with a tomato cream sauce.

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