Salada de Bacalhau | Codfish Salad

Salada de Bacalhau | Codfish Salad
Recipe type: Salad
Salada de Bacalhau | Codfish Salad is a Portuguese food recipe for boiled cod with potatoes, and mixed vegetables.
  • 220 g dry salted codfish, cooked and shredded
  • 1 large potato, boiled, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and minced
  • 1 avocado, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 1 red and 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips
  • 1 tomato, seeded and chopped
  • ⅓ cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup olive oil
  1. Before cooking, place the salted codfish in cold water for at least 24 hours. You should change the water several times. Remove the fish from the water, place it in a pot with fresh water and cook for about 20 minutes. Let it cool and shred, removing tiny bones if any.
  2. In a tray combine the codfish with the potato chunks, minced onion, avocado pieces, sliced eggs, stripped peppers, and chopped tomato.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the vinegar and oil, and season to taste.
  4. Pour the dressing over the codfish mixture and toss well. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, letting the ingredients combine well. Serve with white rice or with rice with beans.

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