18 Reviews

I added one step to this which I think makes a big difference. Chill the cakes for an hour before frying. then they hold together perfectly! Thanks for a tasty recipe.

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Ivy Food Sleuth January 24, 2009

Outstanding recipe, someone suggested using salted cod. Nonsense. Cod was salted to preserve it and ship it. Real fresh cod was used in new england where fresh cod was plentiful, where these recipe originated. To use salted cod it must be soaked for many hours in water and the water changed several times till all the salt is removed and your left with cod thats been through the ringer. Salted cod was great back in the day when there was no refrigeration, but in the 21 century iqf cod is the way to go.

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Robert K. September 28, 2015

Use salt cod , its the authentic thing , not Fresh !

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Phillip P. April 18, 2015

Loved everything about these except how salty they were. Pretty much inedible. I would make them again and use maybe half the amount of salt called for. They weren't the least bit fishy, which I liked. I used half a T. of dried tarragon and that was perfect for us. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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Lucky in Bayview October 11, 2014

Loved these fish cakes. Served with Tartar Sauce and coleslaw. Will have to buy cod more often.

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adopt a greyhound June 18, 2014

Loved these, so much I have already made them twice this week. They are so moreish. I made mine with half Coley and half Mackeral, the combination of the two fish really adds to the taste. I served mine with horseradish (or garlic mayo) and rocket salad. Heaven!

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scarybex June 22, 2010

Really tasty and quick. I made tartare sauce to go with them, otherwise they may have been a little bland - or maybe you would have just tasted the fish ;-) I couldn't get them to brown, but I'd certainly do them again, they were pretty easy. Thanks!

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Transplanted English Rose May 26, 2010

I made these a while back, and forgot to rate them. OH MY GOSH these are wonderful! The only bad part is processing the fish - ew. But, it is worth it for how yummy these are. I have made this recipe a few times now, and it turns out great each time. Thanks!

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Jaudon January 13, 2010

We LOVED these. Had trout in freezer that needed to be used. This recipe was so easy. I had no tarragon so i just used some season salt in it's place. I didn't feel like my fish was going to stick so i put the breadcrumbs in the mix and then coated my patties in corn meal. (saw in another recipe) and it worked out perfect. Thanks for posting !

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sjones168 November 30, 2009

These came out great! I think I added too much salt because I found them a little salty. I also did not add tarragon because I didn't have it. GREAT RECIPE!

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JFitz October 19, 2009
Cod Fish Cakes