Ingredients1 lb (450 g) salt cod bits
1 large onion, chopped
1/4 cup (50 mL) water
3 cups (680 mL) mashed potatoes
1 tbsp (15 mL) summer savory
Pepper to taste
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup (50 mL) flour
Butter or vegetable oil
Cover salt fish with cold water, and soak 3 to 4 hours. Change water on fish, and boil gently for about 10 minutes. Drain.
Cook onion in ¼ cup water until soft.
Mash together fish, potatoes and onion; add summer savory, pepper and beaten egg, and mix well. Form into 3 oz (85 g) patties, and coat lightly with flour.
Fry in butter or vegetable oil over medium heat until crisp and golden brown. Makes 4 to 6 servings.