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Bacalaitos (Salt Codfish Fritters)

Bacalaitos (Salt Codfish Fritters)

Salt Codfish Fritters (Bacalaitos)

Bacalaítos are salt cod fritters filled with minced codfish. Make the bite-sized salt cod fritters with a delectable Spanish allioli for the perfect finger food. Serve with lemon wedges and garlic mayo for dipping.
Prep Time 3 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 500 g salt cod fillets soaked and drained
  • 2 cup flour all-purpose
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large garlic cloves; crushed
  • ¼ red pepper diced
  • ¼ green pepper diced
  • ¼ onion finely diced
  • ½ Scotch bonnet chilli seeded and finely chopped (use ½ green chilli for a milder version )
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon annatto oil
  • vegetable oil for shallow frying

Instructions
 

  • Soak codfish in cold water overnight in the refrigerator.(Change the water at least 3 times ~ have also heard that it is good when soaked in milk)
  • Drain, rinse and place in a small saucepan.
  • Pour boiling water over the fish and allow to stand 5 minutes.
  • Drain.
  • Remove any bones and skin and shred the fish.
  • Sift the flour and baking powder into a large bowl.
  • In a bowl, make a batter by whisking together the flour, baking powder, eggs Adobo and water.
  • When smooth, mix in the garlic, red pepper, green pepper, onion (finely diced) cilantro and shredded fish.
  • Mix to a smooth batter.
  • Add the shredded fish and mix well.
  • Heat oil to 370F in a deep fryer or large, heavy saucepan.
  • Fry the mixture by teaspoonfuls until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels, keep warm and serve hot with the allioli and lemon wedges. as hors-d’aeuvres.
Keyword Salt, Codfish, Fritters, Bacalaitos,

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