Bacalhau à Brás
About the Dish:
Bacalhau à Brás is a traditional Portuguese dish made with salted codfish, eggs, onions, thinly sliced potatoes, and garnished with black olives and parsley. The dish is a popular comfort food in Portugal and is often enjoyed as a main course. The codfish is first soaked in water to remove the excess salt and then shredded into small pieces. The thinly sliced potatoes are fried until golden and crispy. The shredded codfish and onions are sautéed together until they are tender and flavorful. The beaten eggs are then added to the pan and cooked until they are just set. The dish is finished off with a garnish of black olives and parsley, adding a burst of freshness to the rich flavors of the dish. Bacalhau à Brás is a delicious and satisfying dish that showcases the flavors of Portuguese cuisine.
|Parsley||1 small bunch|
- Step 1: Soak the salted codfish in cold water for at least 24 hours, changing the water every 6 hours. After soaking, remove the skin and bones from the codfish and shred it into small pieces.
- Step 2: Peel and thinly slice the potatoes. Heat oil in a pan and fry the potato slices until golden and crispy. Remove them from the pan and set aside.
- Step 3: In the same pan, sauté the sliced onion until it becomes translucent. Add the shredded codfish and continue cooking until the codfish is cooked through and tender.
- Step 4: Beat the eggs in a separate bowl and season with salt and pepper. Add the beaten eggs to the pan with the codfish and onions. Stir gently until the eggs are just set.
- Step 5: Serve the Bacalhau à Brás hot, garnished with sliced black olives and chopped parsley. Enjoy!