Thursday, May 16, 2013
Bite with Belkys: Bacalao Portuguesa (Cod Fish) from Tutto's Mare
A South Florida restaurant serves a Latin comfort dish that's popular with its customers. The chef shows us how you can make it at home. Time to Grab a Bite with Belkys.
The Restaurant: Tutto's Mare
The Dish: Bacalao Portuguesa
2 lbs. of fresh cod
1 Idaho potato, cubed
2 Tbs. of extra virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, sliced
1 small onion, sliced
1 tomato, cubed
1 Tbs. of scallions, chopped
1 Tbs. of fresh parsley, chopped
sea salt and pepper, to taste
1/2 cup of dry white wine
1/2 cup of tomato sauce
4 cups of cooked white rice
Method of Preparation:
-Start by peeling and dicing potatoes. Then, cook the potatoes in boiling water for about five minutes. Do not let them get too soft.
-Next, prepare the sauce. Sauté garlic, onion, tomato, scallions and parsley in a hot pan with olive oil.
-After, toss in olives, the cooked potatoes, oregano, salt and pepper.
-Now, season the fresh cod with sea salt and pepper and let the fish cook in the sauce.
-Then, pour in a little dry white wine and tomato sauce.
-Finish cooking the fish in a 400 degree oven for about eight minutes.
Serve the cod with a side of white rice. You can garnish with parsley.
Serving Suggestion: Caipirinha
Take a printed copy of the recipe to the restaurant and get a complimentary glass of prosecco. (Valid for one month after the air date.)
2525 SW 3rd Ave
Miami, FL 33129