Italian Fish balls


2 lbs cod fillets
4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters
1 small onion, grated
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tbs milk
2 tbs fresh parsley, chopped
2 tbs bread crumbs or cracker crumbs
1 tbs oregano
kosher salt and black pepper to taste
vegetable oil for frying
  • Add the fish to a steam basket over boiling water and ┬ásteam until it easily flakes, about 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile add the potatoes to a pot filled with cold water and boil for about 15-20 minutes or until pierced easily with a fork. Once the potatoes are cooked, drain and mash well or put through a potato ricer.
  • Allow fish to cool slightly, then flake with a fork.
  • In a bowl add the flaked fish, mashed potato, grated onion, beaten egg, milk, parsley, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Combine the mixture well, then take a small handfuls of the mixture, roll into balls, (smaller than a golf ball), flatten it slightly, and set aside.
  • Place the prepared fish cakes into the fridge, covered for 30-45 minutes.
  • Place the oil in a heated saute pan and cook the fish cakes in batches, turning over once until golden and crispy on both sides.




15 min


15 min


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