Cod & Potato Tapas Recipe

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  • 1 1/4 lbs salt cod fish
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • oil (for deep frying)


  1. Rinse and soak the cod 12 hours or overnight in several changes of cold water.
  2. 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.
  3. Drain , cool and remove skin and bones.
  4. Shred finely in the food processor making sure ther are no chunks.
  5. Combine cod, potatoes, onion, parsley , lemon juice, nutmeg and pepper. taste and adjust seasoning.
  6. Stir in eggs to form a firm , malleable mixture.
  7. 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.
  8. In 3 inches of oil heated to 375F deep fry ovals about 8 at a time till golden and crisp. Drain immediately.
  9. Serve with lemon and olives.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 822.2 Kcal (3442 kJ)
Calories from fat 481.12 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 53.46g 82%
Cholesterol 61.38mg 20%
Sodium 37.1mg 2%
Potassium 1940.3mg 41%
Total Carbs 79.84g 27%
Sugars 0.52g 2%
Dietary Fiber 7.7g 31%
Protein 12.68g 25%
Vitamin C 50.8mg 85%
Iron 3.4mg 19%
Calcium 51mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 457.97 Kcal (1917 kJ)
Calories from fat 267.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.78g 82%
Cholesterol 34.19mg 20%
Sodium 20.66mg 2%
Potassium 1080.76mg 41%
Total Carbs 44.47g 27%
Sugars 0.29g 2%
Dietary Fiber 4.29g 31%
Protein 7.06g 25%
Vitamin C 28.3mg 85%
Iron 1.9mg 19%
Calcium 28.4mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 20.1
  • 23

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • sugar free,
  • good source of fiber

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