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This Portuguese creamy potatoes with cod recipe is a great seafood recipe to add to your repertoire, enjoy.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
1 h 20 min
Ready In:
1 h 35 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Creamy Potatoes with Cod Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Creamy Potatoes with Cod Recipe

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Posted in: Seafood Recipes
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
4 out of 5 with 55 ratings
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1 kg of potatoes2 large loins of cod1 large onion, thinly sliced1 large garlic clove, minced3 tablespoons of olive oil1/2 a liter of whole milk200 ml of cream1 bay leafFreshly ground pepper (to taste)Salt (to taste)Nutmeg (to taste) Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Bring the milk with the bay leaf to a  boil, remove it from the heat and pour it over the cod, cover and leave it for 30 minutes.
  2. Peel the potatoes and cut them into thin slices.
  3. Wash the potatoes well and drain.
  4. Drain well the cod (place the milk aside), shred it and remove any spines.
  5. Sauté the onion in hot oil until it is soft but without gaining color, add the chopped garlic and stir.
  6. Add the cod, well drained, stir and set aside.
  7. Put the potatoes in a pan and cover with the cream, the milk, add a little salt, and bring to the heat.
  8. As soon as it boils, cook for 5 minutes on a low heat and with the pot covered and then remove it from the heat.
  9. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F.
  10. In a baking dish, place the cod and add the potatoes on top with the cream in layers and sprinkle with nutmeg.
  11. Bake for 35 minutes until golden brown.
Recipe & Photo Credit: deliciascompimenta.blogspot.pt


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Ron Griffin
Ron Griffin - Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 3 Months ago
Is it SALT cod or FRESH cod?

Most Portuguese people use salt cod, we prefer salt cod as well, but you can use fresh to.
3 Months ago, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 (+2) (-0)