Bajan Fish Cakes
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Serves: 50
  • 1 pound salted cod
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 7-8 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 sprigs of thyme
  • 1-3 tablespoons bajan hot pepper sauce
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1½ cups milk
  • 1½ tablespoons butter, melted
  • Oil for frying
  1. Fill a stock pot with water and boil saltfish, then drain.
  2. Repeat step one a second time if saltfish still too salty for your liking.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk baking powder in flour to combine well.
  4. Add onion, thyme, hot sauce, egg, pepper, milk and melted butter and stir until incorporated.
  5. Break apart saltfish with a fork into small chunks and flakes.
  6. Fold saltfish into batter.
  7. In a frying pan, heat oil.
  8. Drop tablespoons of batter into the oil and fry until golden brown.
  9. Remove cakes to paper towel lined plate to drain.
  10. Serve warm.
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