Bacalhau Chickpea Salad

Mikekey *


Bacalhau is salt cod, which is very popular in the Azores and Portugal.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Hr
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    salt cod (bacalhau)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped black olives
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 small
    onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 can(s)
    (14.5 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    chopped fresh parsley

How to Make Bacalhau Chickpea Salad


  1. Wash and soak the cod in a bowl of water. Change the water 3 times over the course of 8-10 hours.
  2. In a saucepan, add the cod and water. Bring the water to a boil 1-2 minutes. Drain the water and tear the bacalhau into small pieces.
  3. In a large bowl add the pieces of bacalhau along with the rest of the ingredients. Toss the ingredients together well and serve, room temperature, or chill and serve cold.

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About Bacalhau Chickpea Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Portugese

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