Salt cod fritters

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 35m
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

This is a very appreciated recipe in our country. This salt cod fritters recipe is very simple to prepare, has few ingredients and excellent presentation. Serve with tomato rice! Bon appetit!!!

Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 500 grams (17 1/2 ounces) desalted cod
  • 125 grams (about 1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 eggs
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Vegetable oil for frying


    Step 1

    1. Cook the cod in a pot with water for about five minutes. When the cod is cooked, drain the cod with a skimmer and let cool slightly (reserve the cooking water). Remove the skin and bones from the cod and flake it with a fork; set aside.

    Step 2

    1. In a bowl, dissolve the flour mixed with the baking powder in a little of the cod cooking water (if the dough becomes very liquid, add a little more flour).Salt cod fritters | Food From Portugal Stir and add the flaked cod together with the chopped parsley, chopped onion, pepper, eggs and a little salt. Mix well and rectify the seasoning if necessary.Salt cod fritters | Food From Portugal

    Step 3

    1. Heat the oil in a fryer. When the oil is hot, add small portions of the dough with a tablespoon and fry until golden. Place them in a dish with absorbent paper.

    Step 4

    1. Serve the salt cod fritters with tomato rice.

Salt cod fritters | Food From Portugal

Salt cod fritters

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 285

Total Fat: 3.5 g(5%)

Saturated Fat: 1 g(5%)

Cholesterol: 151 mg(50%)

Sodium: 170 mg(7%)

Total Carbohydrate: 26.5 g(10%)

Protein: 34.5 g

Rate this recipe: 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, 4.33 out of 5)


Salt cod fritters | Food From Portugal

latest videos


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *