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This Portuguese style spaghetti with cod and cream ( esparguete com bacalhau e natas) recipe is easy to make and it's a great meal for a weeknight.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
35 min
Ready In:
50 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Style Spaghetti with Cod and Cream Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Style Spaghetti with Cod and Cream Recipe

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Posted in: Pasta Recipes
Fri, Dec 1, 2017
5 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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1 cod loin8 shrimp, thawed or fresh4 tablespoons of olive oil1 red onion, cut into half moon slices1 clove of garlic, minced1 bay leafChopped parsley12 black olives1 cup of heavy cream1/2 pound of spaghettiPepper (to taste)Salt (to taste) * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. In a pan with boiling water, place the cod loin to cook for about 10 minutes.
  2. After that time, remove it with a slotted spoon to a dish and let it cool.
  3. Using the water you cooked the cod in, add a tablespoon of olive oil and a little salt.
  4. Add the spaghetti, stir with a fork and cook the time indicated on the package.
  5. After the spaghetti is cooked, drain it and place it under cold water to prevent it from cooking more.
  6. Peel the shrimp and remove the gut.
  7. Remove the skin and bone from the cod and shred it using your hands.
  8. In a frying pan, heat the remaining olive oil, onion, garlic and bay leaves.
  9. Stir and cook until the onion softens.
  10. When sautéed, add the shrimp, cod and parsley.
  11. Season with pepper.
  12. Saute well until the shrimp is cooked and changes color.
  13. Add the cream.
  14. Stir and simmer for 1 minute.
  15. Remove the bay leaf.
  16. Finally, add the spaghetti and mix everything very well.
  17. Remove and serve immediately.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Neuza Costa, SaborIntenso.com
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