Bakaliaros Pastos Me Kremmithia
- 3 pounds salt cod
- Water as needed
- Flour for dipping
- 1 1/2 cups oil
- 2 pounds onions, sliced
- 2 pounds tomatoes, peeled and strained
- Pepper to taste
- Cut cod into small pieces. Skin it, and soak overnight in enough water to cover,
changing 2 or 3 times. Remove from water; take out bones; rinse and dry fish well.
Dip in flour, shaking off excess, and fry in hot oil until golden.
- In same oil, sauté onions until they are soft but not brown. Put them in wide
pot, together with oil from the pan and any of the 1 1/2 cups oil not used in the
frying. Add tomatoes and pepper. Simmer for 30 - 45 minutes or until onions dissolve.
- Add codfish (and /1/2 cup hot water if needed), cover the pot, and cook for 10
minutes, until liquid is absorbed and only the oil remains.
Yield: 6 servings