Bacalhau à Brás - Authentic and Easy
Bacalhau à Brás (Cod à Brás) is a simple recipe from the Portuguese cuisine, but it explores all the flavours of its ingredients, resulting in a classic dish full of personality.
Cook and shred the codfish:
Take a pan of water, bay leaves, and 2 cloves of garlic to boil;
As soon as it boils, add the codfish;
When it boils again, turn off the heat and set it aside for 15 minutes;
Remove the cod from the water and let it cool;
Once cooled, remove the skin and bones and shred the cod.
Prepare the Bacalhau à Brás:
Heat a frying pan over low heat in olive oil and saute the onion and 2 cloves of chopped garlic;
Add the shredded cod and cook for a few minutes;
Add the potatoes, mixing carefully;
In a separate bowl, beat the eggs lightly with the help of a fouet;
Add half of the beaten eggs to the codfish stew, mixing well;
Season with salt and black pepper to taste and let the eggs cook, always stirring the mixture;
Turn off the heat and mix in the rest of the eggs;
Sprinkle the dish with parsley and black olives;
Serve it hot.