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Copenhagen Cod Cakes

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Ingredients
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Fresh dill sprigs 2
  Black peppercorns 4
  Cod fillets 1 Pound
  Salmon fillet 8 Ounce
  Diced idaho potatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cooked (1/4 Inch Pieces)
  Peeled grated carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried bread crumbs 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Chopped fresh dill 3 Tablespoon
  Minced peeled ginger 2 Tablespoon (Fresh)
  Small capers 2 Tablespoon, drained
  Grated onion 2 Tablespoon
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Plus Extra For Serving)
  Egg 1 Large
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Hard rolls 8
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon (Use More If Needed)
  Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon (Use More If Needed)
  Carrots 2 (Copenhagen Variety, As Required)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large heavy pot, bring the water, dill sprigs and peppercorns to a boil.
2) Add the cod fillets and simmer on a low heat for 5 minutes, until the fish is opaque and slightly flakey, remove and keep aside.
3) Bring the water to a boil, add the salmon and simmer on a low heat for about 5 minutes, until the fish is opaque and slightly flakey, remove and keep aside. Allow the fish to cool to room temperature.
4) In a large bowl, skin, bone and coarsely flake the fish. Then add the potatoes, carrots, 1/4 cup bread crumbs, dill, ginger, capers and onion and toss gently to mix.
5) In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise, egg and mustard together, then gently fold into the fish mixture.
6) Shape the fish mixture into 8 patties and coat in 1 cup bread crumbs on a plate, then refrigerate covered for almost 1 hour.
7) Half the rolls and remove some of the bread from the centers, toast the rolls and keep warm
8) In a large non-stick skillet, fry the fish cakes in 1 tablespoon of each oil and butter over a medium heat in a single layer for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and keep warm. Repeat, adding more oil and butter, if needed.

SERVING
9) Serve warm on toasted rolls with Copenhagen carrots and potato salad, accompanied with a bowl of mayonnaise to spread on the cod cakes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Shallow Frying
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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