Spiritual Codfish

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For you who are a Christian and Easter is a special time of the year, nothing like preparing a good meal, right? So today I brought an idea that you will like. Learn how to make an amazing Spiritual Cod recipe for Holy Week!

The Spiritual Cod recipe is super simple to make and takes little time to prepare, about 80 minutes, yielding up to 8 servings.

Making spiritual codfish for Holy Week is a great option for those who celebrate this period and want to taste a dish worthy of the date.

Contrary to what many people may think, preparing the recipe is not difficult at all, and therefore, even people with less experience in the kitchen can do it without any difficulties.

I divided the recipe below into 4 steps, where we will do each one individually and assemble everything at the end of the process.

As you've already seen above, the preparation time takes an average of 1 hour and 10 minutes, and it can be more than that or less, it all depends on your practice in the kitchen.

Here at home, I always prepare this spiritual cod recipe for Holy Week, it has become a true family tradition. I usually make it for Easter lunch, but you can make it any day you want.

In general, the recipe is very easy and practical, but it can take a little while, since we need to do all the preparation of the cod, brandade, toast and also bechamel sauce.

Once ready, just gratin and you can now experience this delight.

To learn how to make Spiritual Cod, keep reading and good appetite!

Ingredients for Spiritual Cod for Holy Week

COD

  • 700g of cod
  • 1 liter of liquid milk
  • Thyme, bay leaf, rosemary to taste
  • 1 head of garlic, just cut in half
  • Extra virgin olive oil

TOASTED BREAD

  • 1 baguette bread
  • 2 garlic cloves

BRANDITY

  • 250 ml of cod milk
  • 120g of brains
  • 80 ml of oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 minced girl's finger pepper
  • 1 grated carrot
  • cumin salt and pepper to taste

BECHAMEL SAUCE

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 300ml cod milk
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste

ASSEMBLY 

  • 300g grated parmesan cheese
  • olive oil to serve

How to Make Spiritual Cod for Holy Week

COD

In a pan, add the milk with the herbs and garlic, bring to a boil. After boiling, place the cod and cover, with the fire off, let it soak for 15 minutes.

Continuing

After 15 minutes, remove the cod with a slotted spoon, let it cool and shred. Reserve the milk.

TOASTED BREAD

Cut the baguette bread into slices and drizzle with olive oil. Bake in a medium oven. Remove from oven, cut garlic in half and rub on sliced ​​buns. Reserve.

BRANDITY

Remove the core of the buns and shred them with your hands, throw them in a pan and add the hot milk over the bread. Mix well until it forms a puree. Reserve.

COD

In a pan put the onion, pepper, oil and sauté. Then add the garlic, carrots and cod and continue to sauté.

Continuing

Sauté until dry, takes about 5-10 minutes on high heat. turn off the heat and add the bread mashed you have reserved. If you need salt, add it. Mix well and set aside.

BECHAMEL SAUCE

In a pan, melt the butter and wheat flour and let it cook for 2 minutes. Add the cod milk, the one you reserved, cook stirring constantly.

Continuing

Add mustard, nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste. Keep cooking until it thickens. Turn off the fire.

ASSEMBLY

In a dish greased with olive oil, make a layer with the cod stew with bread, cover with the béchamel sauce, sprinkle the parmesan.

Continue

Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 20 minutes. Serve while still warm with the toast and drizzle with olive oil.

Now that you've learned how to make this delicious Spiritual Codfish, how about also knowing other very tasty and practical recipes that we have here on the blog My Recipes? We have many options for snacks, treats and other delicious delicacies to make your day better.