Portuguese Cod Fish Casserole


An excellent cod fish dish. You must soak the salted cod over night and change the water at least twice. This is an easy fish meal with my mom's original ingredients.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 1 hrs 5 mins
6 servings


  • 2 pounds salted cod fish

  • 5 large potatoes, peeled and sliced

  • 3 large onions, sliced

  • ¾ cup olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 ½ teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 3 tablespoons tomato sauce


  1. Soak salted cod in cold water overnight or for a few hours. Drain water, repeat. Heat a large pot of water until boiling. Cook cod for 5 minutes; drain and cool, leaving cod in large pieces. Set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  3. In an 8x11 casserole dish, layer half the potato slices, all of the cod, and all of the onions. Top with remaining potato slices. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, garlic, parsley, pepper flakes, paprika, and tomato sauce. Pour evenly over casserole.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

953 Calories
31g Fat
64g Carbs
101g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 953
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 230mg 77%
Sodium 10693mg 465%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 101g
Vitamin C 34mg 169%
Calcium 287mg 22%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 3281mg 70%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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