Salt cod fritters

Salt cod fritters on a platter

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!!!

Salt cod fritters on a platter

Servings:: 4
Prep Time:15 m
Cook Time:20 m
Total Time:35 m
Ingredients: cod, flour, onion, parsley, pepper
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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


  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.
  2. 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).Flour dissolved with baking powder and cod cooking water on a bowl 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.Flour dissolved with baking powder, cod cooking water, flaked cod, chopped parsley, chopped onion, pepper, eggs and a little salt on a bowl
  3. 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.
  4. Serve the salt cod fritters with tomato rice.
Salt cod fritters
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
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

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