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a dish for the whole family

Among the thousand and one ways to make this food, cod rice is one of our favourites. Want to know how to prepare?

A good Codfish rice It’s one of those recipes that always tastes good, whether it’s cold or hot. After all, anything that includes the ingredient that is king and lord in a Portuguese week never leaves anything to be desired.

But this recipe, in particular, is perfect for those days when we have a table full of ravenous stomachs. It is a dish that satisfies and yields a lot.

Traditional cod rice

Kitchen:typical portuguese

Type:lunch or dinner

Setup time:00:50

Ingredients

  • 2 cod loins soaked
  • 4 c. olive oil soup
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 bay leaf cut in half
  • 4 ripe tomatoes without skin or seeds, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 green pepper cut into thin strips
  • 125ml of white wine
  • 1 c. soup well filled with tomato pulp
  • 280gr of rice
  • Chopped parsley
  • salt qb
  • pepper to taste

preparation method

  • Remove skin and bones from cod loins. unravel
  • In a large pan, heat the oil, onion, bay leaf and garlic cloves.
  • Stir and let it cook a little without letting it brown.
  • Add the tomato and let it cook until it starts to break down.
  • Add the washed and drained rice, the tomato pulp and the white wine.
  • Season with salt to taste – don’t forget that the cod itself is already salty – and pepper.
  • Stir and let cook a little until the rice is glazed.
  • Add 800ml of water and bring to a boil.
  • When it starts to boil, add the cod and the pepper strips.
  • Mix everything and let it cook for 10 minutes.
  • After the cooked rice, turn off the heat.
  • Cover with the parsley and serve.

malandrinho cod rice

malandrinho cod rice

Kitchen:typical portuguese

Type:lunch or dinner

Setup time:00:45

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe tomatoes cut into small pieces
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • 500gr of soaked cod
  • olive oil qb
  • 50ml white wine
  • 200gr of rice
  • 2 sprigs of parsley
  • salt to taste

preparation method

  • Cook the codfish in two liters of water for about 10 minutes.
  • Drain and reserve the cooking broth.
  • Then heat the oil in a large pan and sauté the onion and garlic.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the wine and let the alcohol evaporate.
  • Add 600ml of the cod cooking water to the pan, along with the uncooked rice.
  • Shred the cod into flakes and remove the skin, bones and fins.
  • Add the codfish to the rice and cook for another 12-15 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  • If necessary, add a little more water.
  • Serve the rice as soon as it is cooked.

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