Cod & Potato Tapas

Recipe by conniecooks
READY IN: 13hrs 45mins
YIELD: 60 pieces




  • Rinse and soak the cod 12 hours or overnight in several changes of cold water.
  • Drain, place in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water and bring to a boil. Simmer until fish flakes easily when poked with a knife about 15 minutes.
  • Drain , cool and remove skin and bones.
  • Shred finely in the food processor making sure ther are no chunks.
  • Combine cod, potatoes, onion, parsley , lemon juice, nutmeg and pepper. taste and adjust seasoning.
  • Stir in eggs to form a firm , malleable mixture.
  • Using a dessert spoon scoop up a heaping spoon full of cod mixture. With a second dessert spoon cupped over the first press and form a rounded oval allowing excess to fall back into bowl. Place on a tray. continue with rest of mixture.
  • In 3 inches of oil heated to 375F deep fry ovals about 8 at a time till golden and crisp. Drain immediately.
  • Serve with lemon and olives.