Cod burger, why not? It´s been said that there exist 1001 ways to make salted cod in Portugal, and this recipe goes to prove it works excellent in burgers, too!

Serves 4
20-40 minutes
Very easy


Cod burger
0.5 kg shredded cod Terra do Bacalhau
1 ½ garlic clove
4 mint leaves
4 basil leaves
0.4 tsp mustard
1 egg yolk
24 g grated bread
0.4 dl olive oil extra virgin
Onion stew
0.4 dl Olive oil extra virgin
1 ½ garlic cloves
160 g onion
160 g peeled tomatoes
½ star anise
0.2 dl red wine vinegar
fresh chili

How to:

Cod burger: 

  • First soak the salted, dried cod for 12 hours and drain it. Then simmer briefly in plain water. Peel and slice the garlic.
  • Place a frying pan over medium heat and let the garlic sweat in the pan for a minute. Chop mint and basil leaves and mix well together all the ingredients for the burger.

Onion stew:

  • Chop the onion and the garlic and let them sweat in the olive oil in a medium hot frying pan. Add the red wine vinegar to the mixture and cook for 2 minutes. Add peeled tomatoes and let it cook for another 15 minutes.
  • The cod burger goes great with bread and salad, topped with the onion stew.
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