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Portuguese Fried Cod Cakes Recipe

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Posted in: Seafood Recipes
Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 04:38
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1 lb of bacalhau (salted cod)4 tablespoons of corn flour4 egg yolks5 tablespoons of olive oil4 egg whites2 teaspoons of chopped parsley1 teaspoon of lemon juice
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    1. Before doing this recipe, you must first soak the cod for 24 to 48 hours, changing the water 3-4 times during that period.
    2. Boil the cod for about 20 minutes, remove bone and de-flake it.
    3. Shred the cod with your hands into small pieces.
    4. Mix the cornflour with the egg yolks in a bowl.
    5. Add the lemon juice, chopped parsley, and the stiffly beaten egg whites.
    6. Add the cod  to the batter, mix well and mold/form into small cakes.
    7. Fry in olive oil in a saucepan on high heat until they are golden.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com


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