Sunday, July 31, 2011

Cod Cakes

The frugal reason for cod cakes is to stretch the fish a little farther. 5 small pieces of fish, turns into 12 'cakes'!

Measurements will vary based on your quantity and the size you need for your family, but here's a rough idea of how you can make them- quick and easy!
Cook fish in a lidded pot in about 1/2 cup of water. Stir to flake the fish. Allow to cool.

Approx. 2 1/2 cups cod (with the liquid you cooked it in)
1 T lemon juice (real or bottled)
Beat in 2 eggs. 
approx. 1/2 cup self-rising cornmeal
approx. 3/4 to 1 cup self-rising flour
Pat together to form cakes. Salt and pepper. Fry in a little oil (or bacon grease) until golden.

To stretch further add more eggs and buttermilk or milk, along with extra flour and cornmeal.

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