Codfish Cakes

Codfish Cakes

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 40

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 3tablespoons olive oil

  • 1large onion , finely chopped (1-1/2 cups)

  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

  • 1 1⁄4 lbs cod or 1 1⁄4 lbs scrod fillets, bones removed

  • 2tablespoons finely chpd. fresh tarragon leaves

  • 1 egg, slightly beaten

  • 3dashes Tabasco sauce (to taste)

  • 1⁄3 cup dry breadcrumbs

Directions

  • 01

    Preheat oven to 200°F.

  • 02

    Heat 1 Tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.

  • 03

    Add onion, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.

  • 04

    Cook until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.

  • 05

    Set aside.

  • 06

    Cut fish into large chunks; pulse in a food processor to coarsely chop.

  • 07

    Transfer to a medium bowl.

  • 08

    Add onion, tarragon, egg and Tabasco, and combine well.

  • 09

    Add remaining salt and pepper.

  • 10

    Form eight 3 inch patties; dredge them in breadcrumbs, shaking off excess.

  • 11

    Heat 1 Tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat.

  • 12

    Cook 4 patties until browned, about 4-5 minutes on each side.

  • 13

    Remove to a baking sheet, cover with foil and warm, in oven.

  • 14

    Wipe out skillet, return to heat and add remaining olive oil.

  • 15

    Cook remaining patties.

  • 16

    Serve immediately.

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