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This Lisbon style cod recipe (receita de bacalhau a Lisbonense) is very tasty, quick to make and guaranteed to be a success.
Lisbon Style Cod Recipe
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Lisbon Style Cod Recipe

Lisbon Style Cod Recipe

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1/2 cup of olive oil1 clove of garlic, minced1 onion, cut into thin half moons1 bay leaf1 and 1/4 lbs of salt cod2 lbs of potatoes6 eggs1 tablespoon of butterParsley (to taste)Olives (to taste)Peppers (to taste)Pickles (to taste) Get Portuguese ingredients & more Get Portuguese ingredients and more
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  1. Soak the cod in water at least over night.
  2. Cook the cod in water and let it cool a little.
  3. Drain the cod,  remove skin and bones, shred it and put aside.
  4. Peel the potatoes, cut into thin fries like shape and put aside.
  5. In a large skillet add the olive oil, the minced garlic clove and the onion.
  6. Sauté over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  7. Once it's browning, add the cod and stir for 2 minutes over the heat.
  8. Add the fries, stir carefully, and add the butter.
  9. Beat the eggs in a separate bowl and add them to the skillet.
  10. Stir and cook until reaching the desired point, don't let it dry to much.
  11. Pour into a serving dish and garnish with olives, peppers (to taste), parsley and pickles.
Recipe & Photo Credit: oficinadaspapitas.blogs.sapo.pt

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