Codfish Recipe

Codfish Recipe


  • 2 pounds of prepared salt cod cut into 3 inch pieces.

  • 2 15oz. cans of tomato puree.

  • 1 stalk of celery chopped

  • 1 bunch of long green onions chopped

  • 2 cloves of garlic crushed

  • 1 Tbls of capers

  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes

  • 1 tsp of dried oregano

  • 1 tsp of sugar

  • 1/4 cup of chopped parsley

  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 cup of flour for dredging


  • Dredge the fish in flour. Shake off excess and set aside.

  • Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the cod on both sides until brown. About 1 minute on each side.

  • Remove cod from the pan and drain on a paper towel.

  • Add onions, celery, garlic and capers and saute for about 1 minute.

  • Add Tomatoes, red pepper, oregano and sugar and cook for about 30 minutes.

  • Return cod to the frying pan and cook covered about another 20 minutes.

    Place fish topped with sauce on a plate and sprinkle with parsley.

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