Enjoy this special appetizer recipe. Don't eat too much of them as that fill you up pretty quickly.

Haitian Fritters


1 egg yolk
1 cup cooked smoked herring or codfish, shredded
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon salt
2 scallions
2 tablespoons parsley
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 1/2 cups water


Combine scallion, parsley, lime juice, and hot sauce and set aside. Combine flour, baking powder with water. Mix both mixtures in the bowl and make a batter. Let this batter rest for an hour.

Add shredded herring or codfish, egg yolk and whites and the salt. Pour the batter by spoonfuls into pan of heated oil or deep fryer and cook until golden brown on both sides.

Serve hot.

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