Fried Baccala`

Fried Baccala` in pastella... so flaky, crisp and delicious.


For 4 Person(s)

For the Baccala`:

  • 1 pound dried Baccala`
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano cheese
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • salt
  • frying oil


  1. Before you can cook dried baccala` you need to remove the saltiness from it. The process to remove the saltiness is to put it in fresh cold water for 12-24 hours, depending on its thickness. Change the water several times during the process.
  2. In a bowl, prepare the pastella (batter) by mixing: flour, eggs, a pinch of salt, garlic, parsley, cheese and water.
  3. Dip the pieces of baccala` in the pastella and fry in hot oil.
  4. Fry both sides of each piece of baccala` until they turn golden.
  5. Serve immediately.

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Thursday, 14 December 2017
thisis exactly how mamma Lucia used to make it, and of course I\'m using her recipe. Love it!!! - vromana1
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Great recipe for a novice with Baccala! - Ladym525
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Bellisima - ja1441
Thursday, 08 September 2016
So easy to make - mattbrem
Thursday, 08 September 2016
Batter is very tasty, I fried the bacala earlier in the day, then heated up the pieces when my gues...
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- Nanny8
Thursday, 08 September 2016
Excellent! - edtorr