Dried, Salted Cod, Algarve Style

Serves 4

  • 600 grs of dried, salted cod ;
  • 800 grs of potatoes ;
  • 2 dl of olive oil ;
  • 150 grs of onions ;
  • 3 cloves of garlic ;
  • 50 grs of flour ;
  • 1 bunch of parsley ;
  • water


Cut the dried, salted cod into squares with about 5 cm sides. Soak in cold water for 24 hours before cooking.
Remove the scales and bones and drain.
Place the olive oil in a separate deep pan and put it on the flame. Let it warm up.
Cover the cod with flour and let it brown on both sides. When it is brown, place it on a serving dish
Chop up the garlic and cut  the onions into rings.
Fry the garlic and onions in the olive oil in which the cod was fried.
In a separate pan, boil the potatoes in their jackets in water and a little salt.
Peel the potatoes, cut them into large slices and warm them in the olive oil.
Place them around the cod and serve.

Hint: If possible, use a 3 cm thick cod.

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