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Bolinhos with Norwegian clipfish

The famous fried bolinhos with Norwegian clipfish from saithe that Brazilans love. Essential for festive occasions and appreciated as a snack in bars and restaurants everywhere. 

Cooking timeOver 60 min
Difficulty levelEasy



  • Remove the salt from the clipfish and cut it into pieces
  • Season with freshly ground pepper
  • Shred the clipfish using a cotton cloth or your hands 
  • Boil and mash the potatoes and mix with the cod, using your hands. 
  • Add parsley, pepper, two whisked egg whites and mix. 
  • Grease your hands with vegetable oil and roll small balls. 
  • Heat up a deep pan with plenty of vegetable oil, and fry the bolhinos until golden.