Cod pie

Cod pie on a plate

A very tasty and easy recipe to prepare, pie stuffed with shredded cod sautéed in olive oil, onion and garlic, topped with a sauce prepared with egg, béchamel, pepper and chopped parsley, that goes to oven sprinkled with grated cheese.

Category: Cod, Pies, Recipes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:60 m
Total Time:1:20 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 600 grams (1 1/3 pounds) desalted cod
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) puff pastry
  • 1 medium onion
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 egg
  • Grated cheese (to taste)
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) milk
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. For the béchamel sauce:
    Place the butter in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When the butter start to melt, add the flour with a little milk and whisk until the flour is dissolved. Gradually add the rest of the milk, increase to medium heat and stir until a homogeneous and creamy mixture, about 10 minutes.
  2. Turn off the heat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix the seasonings in the sauce and let cool. Béchamel sauce recipe.
  3. Cook the cod in a pan with water about five minutes. Once cooked, drain it and place on a plate. Allow to cool slightly, remove the skins and the spines and shred it into slivers.
  4. In a saucepan, place the olive oil, chopped garlic and the chopped onion. Leave to sauté over low heat until the onion starts to turn golden brown. Add the cod, stir and cook about five minutes. Stir once in a while.
  5. In a bowl, whisk the béchamel and the egg. Season with some salt, pepper and chopped parsley. Mix well and set aside.
  6. Line a pie pan (24 centimeters (9 1/2 inches)) with the puff pastry and prick the bottom with a fork. Pour the cod and on top, the béchamel mixture. Sprinkle with grated cheese and bring to preheated oven at 180ºC (350ºF) about 25 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Turn off the oven and serve.
Cod pie
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 642
Total Fat 39 g(60%)
Saturated Fat 8.5 g(43%)
Cholesterol 127 mg(42%)
Sodium 484 mg(20%)
Total Carbohydrate 31 g(10%)
Protein 42 g

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