How to prepare a delicious Portuguese Bacalhau à Brás

BY NUNO ALEXANDRE FERREIRA AND JOÃO PEDRO VALE

Step 01

To prepare the Portuguese Bacalhau à Brás recipe, start having soaked the salt cod, then remove the skin and bones, and break it apart with your hands.

Step 02

Meanwhile, cut the potatoes into matchsticks and the onion into fine rings.

Step 03

Fry the potatoes in a pan and set them to one side, drying them on kitchen paper.

Step 04

At the same time, in a deep pan, sweat the onions and garlic until golden, then add the pieces of salt cod, and cook for a few minutes, until it soaks up the oil.

Step 05

At this stage, add the potatoes and stir whilst adding the lightly beaten eggs with salt and pepper. Stir for a few minutes, turning off the heat before the eggs solidify.

Step 06

The Bacalhau à Brás has to be served hot, with parsley and black olives

The artists cooked the recipe at the Lofoten International Art Festival in 2019, during the presentation of the Semiotics of Cod.

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