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Bacalao en Salsa Verde

Bacalao en Salsa Verde (Spanish Cod with Garlic & Parsley)

Course Main Course
Cuisine Spanish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 626 kcal
Author Albert Bevia @ Spain on a Fork


  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 60 ml
  • 2 cod fillets 7 oz / 200 grams each
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 30 grams
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 16 grams
  • 1 1/2 cups white wine 360 ml
  • 12 jumbo raw shrimp peeled & deveined
  • pinch sea salt
  • dash black pepper


  1. Roughly chop the garlic, pat the shrimp dry and season with sea salt & black pepper, pat the cod fillets dry and season with sea salt (if using regular cod fillets), add the flour into a shallow bowl and season with black pepper, mix together, then coat the cod fillets in the flour mixture

  2. Heat a large fry pan with a medium heat and add in the olive oil, once it gets hot add the coated cod fillets into the pan, cook for 3 to 5 minutes per side, depending on the thickness, then remove from the pan and set aside

  3. Using the same pan, lower to a low heat, add in the chopped garlic, mix with the olive oil, after 1 minute add in the white wine and chopped parsley, raise back to a medium heat, simmer for 3 minutes, then add in the cod fillets back into the pan and the shrimp, all in a single layer, place a lid on the pan and simmer for 2 minutes

  4. Add the cod fillets into serving dishes, decorate the shrimp around the cod and top off with a generous portion of the garlic and parsley sauce, serve at once, enjoy!

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Bacalao en Salsa Verde (Spanish Cod with Garlic & Parsley)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 626 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 20g
Cholesterol 93mg31%
Sodium 157mg7%
Potassium 1049mg30%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 723IU14%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.