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Newfoundland Fish And Brewis

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Ingredients
  Salt codfish 1 Pound
  Hard bread cake 4
  Salted pork back fat 1⁄4 Pound, cut in small pieces
  Onion 1 (Optional)
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

Water salt fish for 12-14 hours, depending on the thickness of cod.
Pour off water for soaking, then cook fish.
Bring it to a boil, then simmer 10 minutes; drain.
Remove skin, bones and flake.
Soak hard bread until it can be cut with a knife.
Bring just to a boil, then drain and chop finely.
Fry fat back pork until all fat is rendered out and 'scrunchions' are crisp and brown.
Remove them and keep them warm.
Fry out onion in the fat.
Combine flaked fish with chopped, cooked hard bread.
Chop until all is fine, then toss lightly with the fat and onions and scrunchions.
Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Cod
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 232 Calories from Fat 144

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.5%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g27.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 56.8 mg18.9%

Sodium 4672 mg194.7%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.39 g1.6%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 20 g40.2%

Vitamin A 0.01% Vitamin C 2.8%

Calcium 8.7% Iron 0.73%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Newfoundland Fish And Brewis Recipe