Portuguese Cod Fish Balls

Portuguese Cod Fish Balls Recipe

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Jean Ray


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

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24 Hr
15 Min
Deep Fry


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

How to Make Portuguese Cod Fish Balls


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

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About Portuguese Cod Fish Balls

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

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