Stewed Salt Cod

  • Author: Aida's Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 Servings 1x


An easy and delicious recipe for stewing salt cod that is served on a plate accompanied with root vegetables.



  • 1 pound salted pollock fillets, desalted, cooked and shredded
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sofrito
  • 2 seasoning envelopes with coriander and annatto
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce


  1. Heat oil in a skillet.  Add sofrito, seasoning envelopes, garlic, tomato sauce and onions to the skillet.
  2. Stir all the ingredients until the onions are completely coated with the tomato-oil based sauce.
  3. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the shredded pollock fillets and stir completely until coated evenly with the tomato-oil based sauce.
  5. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve with boiled breadfruit or root vegetables.


See video and food blogging post on how to desalt, cook and shred salt cod.

  • Category: Lunch and Dinner
  • Cuisine: Puerto Rican

Keywords: Stewed Salt Cod