Bacalaitos - Fried Codfish Fritters

Recipe by Manami
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 30
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak codfish in cold water overnight in the refrigerator.(Change the water at least 3 times ~ have also heard that it is good when soaked in milk).
  • Drain, rinse with cold water several times.
  • In a saucepan, cover codfish with water, bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Cool, remove skin and bones.
  • Shred the fish.
  • In a bowl make a batter by whisking together the flour, baking powder, adobo and water.
  • When smooth, mix in garlic, cilantro and shredded fish.
  • Check for seasoning, if necessary add some more pepper or the adobo with pepper.
  • In a skillet, heat 1/4" of oil on medium heat.
  • Drop the batter by spoonsful into hot oil and cook until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towel.
  • Enjoy!
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