Cod, apple and egg puffs

  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 1:05 h
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Want to impress in a lunch with family or among friends? You must prepare this recipe of cod puffs with caramelized apple and egg. It’s a fusion of spectacular flavors that will impress! Dare yourself!

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  • 2 desalted cod steaks (about 500 grams / (17 1/2 ounces))
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 eggs
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 2 medium red apples
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) frozen puff pastry


    Step 1

    1. Put the cod in a saucepan with water and boil over high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook about 6 to 7 minutes. When the cod is cooked, drain it with a skimmer. Remove the skin and bones and flake the cod with a fork; set aside.

    Step 2

    1. Boil the eggs in another saucepan. When the eggs are cooked, peel them and cut into slices; set aside.

    Step 3

    1. Wash, peel the apples and remove the seeds. Cut into quarters and put them together with the water and the brown sugar in a saucepan over low heat about 10 minutes until caramelize, stirring occasionally.

    Step 4

    1. Put the olive oil and the chopped onion in a saucepan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Add the flaked cod, season with some pepper and nutmeg and cook about 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 5

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

    Step 6

    1. Put the dough on a table sprinkled with some flour and roll out the pastry with a rolling pin.Cod, apple and egg puffs | Food From Portugal Cut the dough into squares (6 squares with 10 centimeters / (4 inches)).Cod, apple and egg puffs | Food From Portugal

    Step 7

    1. On top of a square dough, place a layer of egg slices, a cod layer and another of apple. Put on top another square dough and repeat the same procedure. Close with a square dough and brush with beaten egg yolk. Repeat the same procedure for the other puff.

    Step 8

    1. Put the puffs on the baking tray and bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes.

    Step 9

    1. Remove the puffs from the oven and serve with lettuce salad.

Cod, apple and egg puffs | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (2 servings):

Calories: 1310
Total Fat: 73 g(113%)

Saturated Fat: 16 g(82%)
Cholesterol: 488 mg(163%)
Sodium: 549 mg(23%)
Total Carbohydrate: 90 g(30%)
Protein: 75 g

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