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Sunday, June 20, 2021
If you like cod, you will love this Portuguese baked cod with mayonnaise and mashed potatoes recipe (receita de bacalhau no forno com maionese).
Preparation time:
20 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
50 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Baked Cod with Mayonnaise Recipe

Portuguese Baked Cod with Mayonnaise Recipe

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Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Sun, May 6, 2018, 21:15
4 out of 5 with 11 ratings
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4 cod pieces (1 per person)Milk (to taste)1 bay leaf1 large onion3 cloves of garlic1 cup of olive oil½ cup of mayonnaiseMashed potatoes1 egg yolk
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    1. Cook the cod in the milk and put aside.
    2. Cut the onions into slices, chop the garlic and add to the olive oil with the bay leaf, cook until the onion begins to brown.
    3. Add to the onion about 5 tablespoons milk from baking the cod and season with salt and pepper.
    4. When boiling, boil for 1 minute and remove from the heat.
    5. Preheated the oven to 180ºC or 350ºF.
    6. Put some of the onion mixture on the bottom of a baking dish.
    7. Place the baked cod pieces on top of the onion mixture.
    8. Place the rest of the onion on top of the cod pieces and top it off with a thin layer of mayonnaise.
    9. Place the mashed potatoes on one side of the baking dish and brush with the egg yolk.
    10. Bake until gratinated, about 30 minutes.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: flordesall.blogspot.pt


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