Codfish balls (caribbean)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ pounds Bacalao; (salted cod), preferably boned
2 cups Potatoes; peeled and diced
1 \N Butter
1 \N Egg; beaten
\N \N Freshly ground pepper to taste
\N \N Vegetable oil for deep frying

soak the codfish in water to cover for at least two hours. discard water, then flake fish with a fork and combine with diced potatoes in a saucepan with fresh water. cook until the potatoes are tender, 8-10 min; then drain.

mash into a paste, and mix in remaining ingredients. shape into small balls, about 2 tsp per ball. heat oil in a skillet. gently add balls to oil and fry til golden brown. drain on paper towels and serve warm. yield: 18-20 appetizers

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by Colleen <dharmaa@...> on Nov 29, 1998, converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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