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Salt Cod Fritters with Wasabi Garlic Sauce

2 pounds salt cod (salted white fish can be substituted)
Wasabi Garlic Sauce for Steaks -- see recipe

4 ounces plain flour
1 teaspoon salt
7 fluid ounces milk
2 tablespoons ouzo or brandy
1 egg -- lightly beaten
2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander (cilantro)
Lemon wedges -- garnish
Fresh coriander sprigs -- garnish

Wash Salt Cod.

Place in bowl and cover with cold water.

Leave to soak 12 hours.

Drain fish.

Rinse under cold running water.

Pat dry.

Remove skin.

Cube the fish.

Place in shallow dish.

Cover with milk.

Leave to soak another 2 hours.

Wash fish again.

Pat dry.

Make batter as follows:
a) sift flour and salt in big bowl
b) make well in centre
c) gradually beat in milk, ouzo, or brandy and egg to make smooth pouring batter
d) stir in coriander and set aside 30 minutes

To Fry :
1) Heat oil in heavy-based pan to 350F
2) Dust the fish cubes with flour
3) Dip in batter and deep fry 4 - 5 minutes until golden brown
4) Drain on kitchen paper

Serve with Wasabi Garlic Sauce.

Serves 8 -12

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