Bacalaitos (Cod fish fritters)

Hi Guys, I did this recipe some time ago and wanted to re-post this as I now have a video up on this on my channel Ruthycancook on Youtube.  I will put the link below so you can go check out the video and while you are there hit that subscribe button.

This recipe is also very popular on my Pinterest page so I know this is something that you would love to make.  It is easy and so delicious.   This is a Puerto Rican street dish that is very popular here is Chicago.  You can find this dish in any Puerto Rican restaurant and also in Humbolt Park.



½ to 1 lb. Bacalo (cod fish)

2 cups flour

1/1/2 cups water

1 tsp. baking powder

½ tbsp. sazon con complete

1 envelope sazon

Black pepper to taste

2 cloves of minced garlic or garlic powder


Put flour, baking powder, sazon pack, and sazon con complete in a bowl and combine well.

Add water to mixture. Add more water if needed.  This should be like a pancake batter consistency

Put in Bacalo (cod fish) and mix well.  If more water is needed at this point add

Pre heat oil to fry

Pour a spoon full of batter into hot oil.  The size of the fritter is up to you.

Fry to golden brown

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