Indulge in Our Guilt-Free Cod Fish Cakes, They're the Perfect Snack for Sharing!

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Want to try something new and delicious? Why not make our Bolinhos Bacalhau, or, more commonly known as Cod Fish Cakes! These gluten-free fish cakes are perfect for serving as a snack at your next dinner party or as an appetizer for dinner tonight to celebrate Brazil’s Independence Day. Feliz Dia da Independência, Brasil!


3/4 Lb dry salt cod, Hydrated and mashed
1 Cauliflower, Boiled, peeled and mashed
2 Tsp Parsley, Minced
1/2 Onion, Finely minced, sautéed
1 Egg
1 Tbsp Grape seed oil
Salt, To taste


step #1

In a medium-sized bowl, add mashed cauliflower and sautéed onion after ingredients are cooled. Add parsley and mashed fish. Once all ingredients are mashed together, add in the egg and combine the mixture.

step #2

Using a large spoon, spoon out one ball of the mixture. Form the ball into a tri-sided croquette, using another spoon to help if form the shape.

step #3

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Once the pan is hot, turn down heat to medium and place croquettes in oil and fry for 10-15 minutes or until all sides are golden-brown. Drain excess oil from cakes on a paper towel.

step #4

Ready to Serve!



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Did you know?

Bolinhos de Bacalhau translates to codfish cakes and is a traditional dish served in Brazil. The origin of these delectable savory cakes can be traced back to several hundred years ago when sailors would catch massive quantities of fish and used salt to cure the meat in order to preserve it.

Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day with our gluten-free cod fish cakes today!

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