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Salted Cod with Pimentos   HT  MC Spanish   30mins plus soaking


From the Basque Region in  Northern Spain


Serves 4      Hot   Fish   Main Course   Spain   Dairy Free   Eggless



1kg/2.2lb  Dry Salted Cod, pre-soaked 

A little Flour

Olive Oil

450g/1lb tinned Red Pimientos

2 Garlic Cloves, peeled and crushed

2 tbsp Freshly chopped Parsley





1.  Rinse the cod under cold running water, dry well on kitchen paper and toss in the flour. 


2. Heat the oil in a shallow flameproof casserole until hot then add the coated cod and fry gently, skin side down, for 5 minutes. 


3. Meanwhile, mash the garlic and parsley together in a small bowl, add the juice from the tin of pimientos plus a little cold water and mix well.


4. Pour the garlic mixture over the cod and set aside.


5. In a separate pan, lightly fry the pimientos in a little olive oil for 3-4 minutes. 


6. Add the fried pimentos to cod, bring to a simmer and cook over a  low heat for 10 minutes or until the fish is cooked. Serve immediately.



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