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Portuguese Cod Rice Recipe

Portuguese Cod Rice Recipe

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1/2 lb of Salt Cod (boneless & hydrated)4 cups of cooked long grain rice2 tbsp of Olive Oil1 small onion diced1/2 cup red & green pepper diced2 small crushed ripe tomatoes (about 1 cup)2 cloves of chopped garlic2 tsp of chopped parsleySalt & Pepper to tasteBlack Olives for garnish
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    1. Cook the cod fish in boiling water for 10 minutes. Pat dry, shred into chunks and set aside.
    2. In a medium heavy skillet on medium heat, saute the onions, garlic and peppers in the olive oil for about 2 minutes until translucent.
    3. Add the tomatoes and cod fish, and cook for 5 minutes until the tomatoes have concentrated.
    4. Add the cooked rice and stir to incorporate. Cook on low heat for a few minutes until the rice is hot. Add salt & pepper to taste.
    5. Add the parsley and olives as garnish when ready to serve.
    Recipe Credit: portuguesediner.com
    Photo Credit: mdemulher.abril.com.br

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