Cod 'al pil-pil'
Which area of Spain is it typical?
- Autonomous region:
- Basque Country
Ingredients for 4 people 4 medium slices of salt cod cut from the side 1/4 l of olive oil 6 cloves of garlic 1 chili pepper
Leave the cod to soak for 36 hours, changing the water 3 or 4 times. Then remove the scales and the bones and dry well with a cloth. Finely slice the garlic and fry in the olive oil in an earthenware dish over a low flame When it starts to brown, remove and put to one side. Add the cod to the same oil and cook over a low flame for around 10 minutes depending on the thickness of the slices. Place another earthenware dish over a flame and add some of the oil from the cod.When it is warm place the slices of fish in the pot with the skin facing down. Move the pot gently from side to side and at the same time slowly add the remaining oil. Once cooked, garnish the cod with the garlic and some sliced chili pepper.
- Main course
- Cooking time:
- 30 minutes
- All year
- Health benefits:
- Cod is rich in proteins and salt, but it can be dangerous for people suffering from high blood pressure.