Bacalao A La Mexicana (Dried Cod Mexican Style)

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Bacalao A La Mexicana (Dried Cod Mexican Style)

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2 lbs dried salt cod fish
1 chile anchos (optional)
2 lbs tomatoes
1⁄2 cup Olive Oil
3 garlic cloves finely chopped
1 large onion finely chopped
1 bay leaf
1 pinch Ground Cinnamon
1 pinch fresh ground pepper
1 (220 g) jar roasted red peppers
1⁄2 cup blanched almonds sliced
1⁄4 cup raisins (optional)
1⁄2 cup pimento stuffed olive
2 tablespoons Parsley chopped
1 lb small potatoes cooked and peeled
Salt (optional)
  • Medium

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Bacalao A La Mexicana (Mexican Dried Cod Salad) has been a part of Mexican tradition since the early 20th century. This festive dish, a favorite Mexican Christmas dish, is relatively easy to prepare and really screams, “The Holidays are Here!”

How to Make Dried Cod Mexican Style:

  1. Soak the cod in cold water to cover for 12 hours, changing the water 2 or 3 times. Drain.
  2. Place in saucepan cover with water and bring just to a boil.
  3. Drain, remove the skin and bones, shred the flesh and set aside.
  4. Remove the stem and seeds from the chile ancho and soak in hot water for 10 minutes.
  5. Drain then puree in blender with the tomatoes and strain.
  6. Heat the oil in a large skillet, add the onion and garlic over low heat until transparent.
  7. Add the puree and cook over low heat until it thickens.
  8. Add the cod, bay leaf, cinnamon, pepper, red peppers, almonds, raisins, olives, capers and parsley.
  9. Stir, then cook over medium heat, covered, for 15 minutes.
  10. Add the potatoes, cover and cook over high heat for 10 more minutes to heat through. Add salt if required.
  11. Garnish with the chiles gueros.

 

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