The best Brazilian fried food: Chicken croquettes and salt cod fritters

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What could be better than a crunchy bite-sized fried treat? Here, chefs Carolina Santos-Neves, of New York's Colonia Verde and Comodo, and Paula DaSilva, of 3030 Ocean in Fort Lauderdale, share their recipes for Coxinhas (Chicken Croquettes) and Bolinho de Bacalhau (Salt Cod Fritters), two traditional Brazilian dishes. DaSilva also shared her recipe for a Hearts of Palm Salad, which is lovely with the fritters.

The second round of the TODAY culinary Olympics: Carolina Santos-Neves versus Paula DaSilva with Brazilian chicken croquettes and salt cod fritters.Samantha Okazaki / TODAY
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The second round of the TODAY culinary Olympics: Carolina Santos-Neves versus Paula DaSilva with Brazilian chicken croquettes and salt cod fritters.Samantha Okazaki / TODAY

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The second round of the TODAY culinary Olympics: Carolina Santos-Neves versus Paula DaSilva with Brazilian chicken croquettes and salt cod fritters.Samantha Okazaki / TODAY

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