Salt cod with tomatoes and olives

    55 min

    Portuguese recipe for baked cod with potatoes, tomatoes and lots of olive oil. You need to soak the cod in water overnight to remove the salt.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 1kg salt cod (soaked overnight - see note below)
    • 2 limes, juiced
    • salt to taste
    • 500g potatoes, cut into thick slices
    • 3 tomatoes, cut into 8 pieces
    • 2 large onions, cut into 8 pieces
    • 2 fresh bay leaves
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 50g chopped black olives
    • chopped parsley to taste

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Season the cod with lemon juice and salt. Let stand for one hour.
    2. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.
    3. In a baking dish, arrange layers of cod, potatoes, tomatoes and onion. Place the bay leaves on top.
    4. Drizzle with olive oil, season with a bit of and salt and bake for about half an hour.
    5. Remove from the oven, add the olives and parsley and return to oven for about 3 more minutes. Serve hot.

    Salt cod:

    This is dried, salted cod that needs to rehydrate in cold water for 24 hours. It's also reccommended to change the water four times during this soaking period.

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    Very good recipe! Did everything the same, except substituted fresh cod for salted.  -  06 Nov 2017  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)