A rich pudding with salt cod, eggs, and milk
This was cooked on a TV program a few days ago and is very nice.
Ingredients(Serves 4 people)
- 1 lb salted cod
- 1/4 cup rice
- 1 1/4 cups milk
- 3 large eggs
Preheat oven to
Boil the salted cod until fully cooked. Take it out of the water and leave
Skin the fish, debone it and make a stew out of it in a bowl, not adding
Boil the rice and mix it with the fish in the bowl to make a good mixture.
Beat the eggs and mix it with the milk.
Put the fish/rice mixture in a heat-resistant dish in which you have spread
the butter. Pour the milk/egg mixture over it and put it in the oven for
Icelandic saltfish is mostly exported to Spain, Portugal, and Italy, where it
is used in Christmas main dishes. Here in Iceland we just boil it, and
usually eat it with boiled potatoes and boiled turnips, cut in pieces. As
the fish is a bit dry we use butter with it, and sometimes brown bread.
If you cannot get salt cod, you can make your own by salting a cod fillet and
leaving it in the salt, refrigerated, for 3 or 4 days, then wash thoroughly.
20 minutes preparation, 40 minutes baking.
approximate measurement OK.
Eirikur T. Einarsson
Marine Research Institute, Reykjavik, Iceland
Recipe last modified: 11 Dec 86
From: email@example.com (Eirikur T. Einarsson)
Subject: RECIPE: Salted cod pudding
Date: 26 Dec 86 04:45:25 GMT
Organization: Marine Research Institute, Reykjavic, Iceland
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