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The rissole is Wexford's amazing hidden chipper treasure

Wexford’s pride.

WEXFORD HAVE BEEN hiding something on the rest of us.

The rissole.


The rissole. It’s a combination of old chips mashed up, old cooking oil, herbs and bread or batter, then fried.

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It’s a BIG Wexford speciality, in fact, you can hardly get them in any other county.

The battered delicacy orginates in France, and are popular in Portugal, Wales, Poland, France, and of course, Wexford.

Many people make them at home, with recipes online including additions such as cooked lamb, cinnamon, and eggs.

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Some restaurants have even made posh versions

Why Wexford?

They’re famous for them! Ferry Stena Line even advertised a day trip on the back of them!

Breaded or battered?

That is the question. You can only have a rissole either way, a bit like spicy or plain chicken fillets.

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So where’s good for a rissole?

Cistin Eile does a good one, with one Tripadvisor review claiming they were to die for. Premier and Pomme Fritte also get serious shouts online.


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