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Fried Codfish Balls

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Directions

Soak 8 ounces salt cod in water 12 hours.
Dice.
Cook 3 cups diced, peeled potatoes and cod in boiling water till potatoes are tender; drain.
Beat with electric mixer.
Add 1 beaten egg, 2 tablespoons butter, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; beat.
Drop by heaping tablespoons into deep, hot fat (375°).
Fry till golden, 2 to 3 minutes; turn once.
Drain.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party

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Anonymous's picture
American? This is a very simplified version of the Portuguese Cod Fish Balls. Pasteis de Bacalhau.