By Eddy − On Monday, February 17, 2020, 4 years ago in Seafood Recipes

Portuguese Baked Cod Croquettes Recipe

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Portuguese Baked Cod Croquettes Recipe

This is a healthier alternative by making delicious Portuguese baked cod croquettes (pastéis de bacalhau no forno) by baking them instead of frying them.

Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 35 min
Ready In 50 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

1 lb of peeled potatoes1 lb of soaked cod1 onion2 garlic cloves1 bunch of parsley3 eggs1 pinch of saltPepper (to taste)2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 lb of peeled potatoes1 lb of soaked cod1 onion2 garlic cloves1 bunch of parsley3 eggs1 pinch of saltPepper (to taste)2 tablespoons of olive oil
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Preparation

  1. Cut the potatoes in half, wash them and cook them in boiling water.
  2. When 5 minutes have passed, add the cod and cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Then drain everything and reduce the potatoes to puree.
  4. Remove the skin and any bones from the cod, shred it to very small bits using your hands, then add it to the mashed potato.
  5. Peel the onion and garlic, chop everything very finely and mix with the cod, as well as the chopped parsley and eggs, one by one and mixing well between each addition. 
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix until you get a hard dough that can be shaped.
  7. Preheat the oven to 200°C of 400°F.
  8. Grease A tray with the olive oil, mold the dough into fritters (to taste) and place them on the tray.
  9. Bake until golden brown and serve hot.
Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdeportugal.com

barbara lacambra
barbara lacambra
can i make fish cakes with this recipe and fry them
2 years ago, Sunday, March 6, 2022
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Eddy
Yes for sure Barbara, let me know how they turn out.
2 years ago, Sunday, March 6, 2022
Steve
Steve
Question, you say 1lb of soaked cod. Does that mean salted cod that has been soaked? If yes is it 1lb after soaked? Can I use frozen code instead of salted cod?
2 years ago, Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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Eddy
Yes, salted cod that has been presoaked, and no, 1lb of cod in general. You can use frozen but it won't be as tasty as salt cod Steve.
2 years ago, Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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