Roger Mooking's Salt Cod Fritters

  • prep time20 min
  • total time 25 min
  • serves 4

Crunchy salt cod fritters served with two tasty dipping sauces from Roger Mooking.

19 Ratings
Directions for: Roger Mooking's Salt Cod Fritters


Salt Cod Fritters

vegetable oil for frying

1 lb(s) salt cod, soaked in 1 gallon of water for 24 hours, changing water 2-3 times until cod not longer tastes of salt

3 cup flour

2 Tbsp baking powder

2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

3 cup 2% milk

3 eggs

1 cup cilantro stems and leaves, finely chopped

Creamy Mustard Sauce

1 cup sour cream

2 Tbsp yellow mustard

1 Tbsp coriander seed, ground in mortar and pestle

1 tsp honey

4 sweet gherkins, minced


Spicy Orange Chili Sauce

1 large orange, peeled and roughly chopped

¼ red onion, roughly chopped

1 red finger chili, roughly chopped

1 green finger chili, roughly chopped

1 ½ tsp white wine vinegar

2 tsp sugar

2 tsp salt


Salt Cod Fritters

1. Place oil in a pot 1/3 full, heat to 350 degrees and line a baking tray with paper towel.

2. Remove salt cod from water, pat dry and roughly chop.

3. Place salt cod in a food processor and pulse until shredded. Remove salt cod, squeeze with hands to remove excess water and place in a bowl.

4. Place dry ingredients in a large bowl, mix.

5. In a separate bowl, whisk milk and eggs and add to bowl with dry ingredients.

6. Add salt cod and cilantro to mixture, fold to incorporate.

7. Spoon 1 tablespoon of salt cod batter into hot oil, fry until golden brown and Salt Cod Fritters are cooked, approximately 3 minutes, turning fritters over while cooking.

8. Remove Salt Cod Fritters from hot oil, place on lined baking tray and enjoy.

Creamy Mustard Sauce

1. Place all ingredients into a bowl, mix, cover and place in fridge until serving.

2. Enjoy with Salt Cod Fritters.

Spicy Orange Chili Sauce

1. Place all ingredients into a blender and puree until smooth.

2. Remove, spoon into a bowl and enjoy with Salt Cod Fritters.

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