Receita Bacalhau - Bacalhau Grelhado com batatas a murro

Receita bacalhau is the portuguese words for bacalhau or salted cod recipe. Today we will focus on the receita bacalhau, bacalhau grelhado com batatas a murro. A really fine and easy dish to do, not many ingredientes and can quickly be made without much difficulty.
The main ingredientes required are: cod loins or lombos de bacalhau 4, 20 small potatoes and salt (rock grain salt).
The cod loins, in this receita de bacalhau should be from gadus morhua fish, well desalted made from traditional dried and salted bacalhau. The size should be 10/12 at least, that is a 2,0 kg dry fish. You can choose a good Icelandic non injected dried fish or a Norwegian made from fresh fish, both are excellent choices.
The sauce, made of olive oil and onions:
  • half a litre of good prime olive oil (always remember the quality of the ingredients used is important in the outcome of your delicious meal
  • Garlic 50 grams of chopped garlic
  • 3 big onions sliced in half moon formats
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1 dried chili bean
  • salt to liking
Now we have all the ingredients required, we can start our delicious lunch or dinner, by lighting up the grill, get it nice and hot .... dip the bacalhau loins for this receita de bacalhau in water, then grill the bacalhau cod loins, first with skin facing the hot grill. It will be dripping water which is normal, you may also brush some olive oil on the grill, if you see necessary. After with one movement flip over the bacalhau cod loin on the other side. Avoid moving too much the bacalhau cod loins, the may just fall apart, get a good utensile to flip and move it, this way you can avoid its fragmentation. After grilling the bacalhau cod loins make sure to place them in place to keep them warm.
Next or meanwhile we need to get the potatoes in to the oven, after washing the small potatoes, make some small holes on them with a fork, put some salt over them and some aluminium foil to cover the tray, put it into the pre-heated oven (200 ÂșC) for approximately 1 hour, or until they become soft. Before serving wrap your hand on a kitchen towel and give each potato a soft punch, this will help the sauce penetrate the interior of the potato and get some flavour in there.
Now the sauce for this delicious dish, put the olive oil in a pot, the chopped garlic in, fry the garlic til it gets a bit golden, then add the onions, the bay leaves and the chili, it should not take more than 10 minutes.
Final stage, put the 4 bacalhau cod loins in the middle of the serving tray, on the side the baked potatoes, and put the sauce over the bacalhau cod loins and potatoes.
Serve it immediately.

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