Cod Fish with Potatoes
The recipe of cod fish and potatoes is great for all
year round. Since the cod can be found at any supermarket you have more
than enough reason to prepare this very simple meal. In recent times
the pollock has been alternatively used; is supposed to be cheaper
than cod and tend to be more frequently caught at the sea.
When cooking the recipe, either fish can be used.
For preparing the dish you will need just a few ingredients that are
probably in your kitchen already, like tomatoes and onions which are
the basic elements on countless plates. When growing these vegetables
at home it gives a good advantage in terms of less spending and eating
healthy at the same time.
- 4 Russet potatoes
- 3 cod or pollock fillets (boneless)
- 1 small onion (sliced)
- 2 garlic cloves (crushed)
- 2 1/2 tbsp tomato sauce
- 1 medium tomato (sliced, each slice divided in 4
- 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- white vinegar (optional)
Wash the potatoes then puncture them with a butter
With your hands spread some salt on the potatoes.
In a deep saucepan boil the potatoes (whole) for
about 45 minutes
(until they start opening from the cut parts).
While the potatoes are boiling, rinse thoroughly the
cod fish or
pollock fillets to reduce their saltiness.
In a saucepan put the fish with water (just
enough to cover
it), for 15 to 20 minutes.
Take the out, and shred some of it with a
fork. Don't shred
completely, keep some small chunks.
For the cod fish stew, in a small sauce pan pour the oil and tomato sauce.
Also add the
onion, tomato and garlic, lightly mix everything. Cook for about 15
minutes or until the onion slices are tender.
Then add the fish to the small saucepan that has the
and carefully combine all of it with a fork, leave it at the stove for
about 3 to 5 minutes.
You can add a little bit of white vinegar
for a deeper taste.
Once the potatoes are cooked, serve them on a plate
and with a knife
make a cut in the middle.
Over the center of each potato spread around 1 tbsp
of the cod
fish (or pollock).
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