Bacalau Recipe

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Bacalau

Jean Ray

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@Sheepdoc

Traditional salt cod dish.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

24 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 lb
salt cod
4
medium potatoes
3 Tbsp
butter
2
medium onions, thinly sliced
2 clove
garlic, chopped
1/2 c
fresh parsley, chopped
3/4 c
olive oil
1 1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes
pepper to taste
4
hard boiled eggs
10
green olives, pitted
10
black olives, pitted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak salt cod in water for 24 hours, changing water several times.
2
Boil water in large pot and add cod. Boil 5 minutes and remove. Reserve water for potatoes. Remove skin and bones from cod, flake, and reserve.
3
Mix olive oil, 1 clove of garlic, red pepper flakes, pepper, and 1 T parsley, then pour over cod and mix to coat.
4
Preheat oven to 350. Add whole potatoes to fish water, heat to boiling, and boil for 20 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Peel and cut into 1/4" slices.
5
Saute onions in butter until caramelized. Add garlic and cook one minute.
6
Butter 8x11 pan. Layer half the potatoes, half the cod, half the onions, repeat. Bake for 15 minutes.
7
Garnish with black and green olives, hard boiled egg slices, and parsley.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Portugese