Posted on Monday, May 30, 2022 in Seafood Recipes

Portuguese Mother-in-Law's Cod Recipe

This Portuguese mother-in-law's cod recipe (receita de bacalhau da sogra) is very creamy and delicious.
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Portuguese Mother-in-Law's Cod Recipe


Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 40 min
Ready In 55 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings6

Ingredients

1 and 1/2 lbs of shredded cod1 package potato straw (small)3 slices of bread1 carrot (large)2 onions (medium)2 garlic cloves2 and 1/2 cups of bechamel sauce3/4 cup of creamOlive oil (to taste)Nutmeg (to taste)Black pepper (to taste)Salt (to taste)
1 and 1/2 lbs of shredded cod1 package potato straw (small)3 slices of bread1 carrot (large)2 onions (medium)2 garlic cloves2 and 1/2 cups of bechamel sauce3/4 cup of creamOlive oil (to taste)Nutmeg (to taste)Black pepper (to taste)Salt (to taste)
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Preparation

  1. Peel, wash, grate the carrot and put aside.
  2. Peel and wash the onions and garlic cloves and cut the onions into half moons and mince the garlic.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onion and garlic and let it cook until the onion is soft.
  4. Season with pepper and nutmeg.
  5. Add the cod and mix.
  6. Cook over low heat for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the potato straw and carrot and mix well.
  8. Pour the cream into a bowl, cut the bread into pieces, add to the cream, then add to the cod preparation.
  9. Add the béchamel sauce and adjust the seasoning (check if you need to add a little salt).
  10. Stir well and remove from heat.
  11. 9. Pour this mixture onto a baking tray and spread it smoothly.
  12. Place in the oven to brown (about 15 minutes at 200ºC or 390ºF).
  13. Remove and serve.

Recipe & Photo Credit: Receitas do Mundo Português


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