Cod au gratin

Cod au gratin on a baking dish

Prepare this wonderful cod recipe in the oven with fries drizzled with cream and sprinkled with breadcrumbs. It’s a simple and very tasty recipe…

Cod au gratin | Food From Portugal

Category: Cod, Recipes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time: 20 m
Cook Time: 55 m
Total Time: 1:15 h
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  • 3 desalted cod steaks (about 750 grams (1 2/3 pounds))
  • 1 medium onion
  • 900 grams (2 pounds) potatoes
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 200 ml (1/2 pint (236 ml)) whipping cream
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon breadcrumbs
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Place the cod in a saucepan with water and bring to a boil over high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to medium low heat and cook about 5 minutes. When the cod is cooked, drain it with a skimmer and let cool slightly. Remove the skin and bones and flake the cod in little pieces; set aside.
  2. Peel and wash the potatoes. Cut them into thin sticks and fry slightly in hot oil. When the potatoes are fried, place them on a plate with absorbent paper.
  3. Place the olive oil, the chopped onion and the chopped garlic in a saucepan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add the potatoes and the cod and season with a little pepper. Stir and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat, pour the cream and mix well.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
  5. Place the mixture in a baking dish,Cod au gratin | Food From Portugal sprinkle with breadcrumbsCod au gratin | Food From Portugal and bake until golden, about 35 minutes.
  6. Turn off the oven and serve.
Cod au gratin
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 520
Total Fat 23 g(35%)
Saturated Fat 7 g(35%)
Cholesterol 115 mg(38%)
Sodium 340 mg(14%)
Total Carbohydrate 42 g(14%)
Protein 39 g

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