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Sunday, June 20, 2021
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:

Portuguese Home Style Cod Recipe

Portuguese Home Style Cod Recipe

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Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Tue, Nov 7, 2017, 19:21
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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 mild pepper sauceOlive oil (to taste)Breadcrumbs (to taste)
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    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 mild 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


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