Codfish Fritters

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Recipes from Brixton Village

By Miss South

Published 2014

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These fritters use salt cod rather than fresh, and its texture helps make these little bites so light and ethereal they’ve been described as being ‘like a high five from Jesus’. Do make the ginger and lime aioli to accompany them: you’ll want to drink it from the bowl it’s so good!


  • 350g salt cod
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 bunch spring onions


Soak the salt cod overnight, changing the water at least once. Then drain the salt cod, place it in a dish and cover with boiling water from a kettle. Leave it for 15 minutes to rehydrate and cool. Strain the fish and set aside without flaking it. This keeps the fritters lighter.

Peel and dice the onion. Finely chop the spring onions and the chilli peppers, leaving the seeds in if you l