Cod rice with spices

Cod rice with spices on a tureen

Prepare this simple and quick recipe of cod cooked in a delicious rice seasoned with tasty spices.

Category: Cod, Quick & easy, Recipes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:25 m
Total Time:35 m
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  • 4 desalted cod steaks (about 1 kg (2 1/4 pounds))
  • 1 teaspoon saffron
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • 250 grams (1 1/4 cups) rice
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Cut the cod steaks into pieces.
  2. In a saucepan, put the olive oil, chopped onion, chopped garlic, bay leaf, the peppers cut into strips and the cod. Season with pepper and cook over low heat about 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the rice, seasoned with salt and sprinkle with saffron. Stir and fry about a minute. Pour the water (twice the rice volume), stir and boil over high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook about 10 to 12 minutes.
  4. Turn off the heat and serve.
Cod rice with spices
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 420
Total Fat 14 g(22%)
Saturated Fat 1.5 g(8%)
Cholesterol 110 mg(37%)
Sodium 330 mg(14%)
Total Carbohydrate 25 g(8%)
Protein 47 g

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