Recipe courtesy of Occo Kitchen

NewFoundLand Cod Cakes

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 45 min
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 9 cakes
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Oil, for cooking

8 ounces boiling potatoes 

1 small parsnip 

2 ounces Spanish onions 

8 ounces cod 

2 ounces butter 

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 

1 tablespoon dried savory, preferably Mt. Scio Farm

Salt and pepper

1/2 cup seasoned flour 

1 cup egg wash 

1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs 


Special equipment:
a deep-fryer
  1. Bring oil to 360 degrees F in a deep-fryer.
  2. Peel potatoes and parsnip, then cover with water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Finely dice onions and cook with potato and parsnip. Cook cod in seasoned water until fully cooked, about 8 minutes. Remove the cod.
  3. Strain the potatoes, parsnip and onion out, then mash them with the butter, herbs and salt and pepper.
  4. Fold in cod and form into 2-ounce cakes. Coat cakes in flour, then dip in egg wash, and finally in panko.
  5. Deep-fry cod cakes until golden brown, about 3 minutes.