A collection of popular Portuguese food recipes from mainland Portugal, the Azores and Madeira.

This delicious Portuguese style home cod makes a great weekday meal for the family.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:

This delicious Portuguese style home cod makes a great weekday meal for the family.

Portuguese Home Cod Recipe

Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Nov 7, 2017
star star star star star
5 out of 5 with 1 ratings
Views: 3015


3 cod slices1 pound (lb) of potatoes, cut into cubes1 chopped onion2 cloves of garlic, minced1 bay leaf1 handful of black olivesChopped parsley1 tablespoon of sweet chili pepperOlive oil (to taste)Breadcrumbs (to taste)
Get these ingredients now Get these ingredients and other stuff at Amazon


  1. Heat a pan with water, add the cod, bring to a boil and let it cook for about 10 minutes.
  2. Once cooked, let it cool, remove the skin and bones, shred it and put aside.
  3. In the same water you baked the cod in, cook the potatoes (about 15 minutes), but don't let it overcook.
  4. Once cooked, drain and set aside.
  5. Heat a pan with a good amount of olive oil, add the onion, the garlic and the bay leaf, stir, let it brown, than add the sweet pepper and stir.
  6. Add the cod, cook 2 or 3 minutes stirring constantly.
  7. Add the potatoes and the olives, mix everything and cook it for a while, without stopping to stir.
  8. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and stir.
  9. Pour everything into a baking dish, sprinkle with breadcrumbs and bake until golden brown.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Miaaa, saborintenso.com
You Might Also Like These


You might also like
Portuguese Fried Shrimp Recipe
This mouth watering Portuguese fried shrimp recipe is simple to make and absolutely delicious.
Portuguese Cod Pie (Empadão) Recipe
This Portuguese cod pie with brocolli sprouts and corn bread recipe (receita de empadão de bacalhau com grelos e broa) makes a delicious meal for the family.
Portuguese Easter Cod Recipe
How to make Portuguese Easter cod (Bacalhau de Páscoa).

Find Cheap Flights