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jamaican codfish fritters

8 oz. cod fillets
2 medium onions, chopped
2 T. olive oil or vegetable oil
Vegetable oil
1 C. all-purpose flour
3/4 C. milk
1 egg
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vegetable oil
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper

Heat fish and just enough water to cover to boiling; reduce heat. 
Cover and simmer until fish flakes easily with fork, 
5 to 7 minutes; drain. Cool and flake. Cook and stir onions 
in 2 tablespoons oil until tender.

Heat 1 to 1 1/2 inches oil to 360ºF. 
Beat remaining ingredients with hand beater until smooth. 
Stir in fish and onions; drop by level tablespoonsful into 
hot oil. Fry 5 or 6 at a time until golden brown, turning once, 
about 4 minutes; drain. Serve with tartar sauce and lemon wedges. 
Makes about 36 fritters. © 2001-2007