Flavourful Portuguese fish cakes made with salt cod. The saltiness of the cod brings out a whole new dimension of flavour. These are easy to make and frying in olive oil makes all the difference.
Try this recipe with inexpensive fresh coley or pouting. They both belong to the cod family but are much cheaper and available in larger supermarkets or fishmongers.
I have been making cod fish cakes for years. This recipe is almost identical to my mothers recipe. My family loves them. I also use the same recipe to make salmon cakes. Delicious!!!! - 09 Dec 2009 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
These were the BEST codfish cakes that I have had in the U.S. Whenever I order crabcakes in restaurants, they are always overly breaded --- these are filled with fish and nicely balanced by the potatoes. A few improvements to the recipe: add 1/3 more spice, grate and strain the onion, add chopped cilantro with the parsely. In addition, I served with fresh lime, onion, cilantro and hot sauce. Perfection! Update 12-14-15: Continues to be one of our favorite recipes. My extended family requests them frequently. - 26 Jun 2011 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
This was good and easy to make. Next time I will add a little more seasoning, though-it could stand a little more flavor. - 07 May 2010 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)