Açorda (The poor man's dish).

You can cook Açorda (The poor man's dish) using 10 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Açorda (The poor man's dish)

  1. Prepare 4 of garlic cloves, sliced (add more or less depending on preferences).
  2. It’s 1/2 of green pepper, chopped.
  3. It’s 1 bunch of coriander, chopped (change amount to suit your taste).
  4. You need 4 of whole eggs.
  5. Prepare 2 portions of salted cod, optional..
  6. It’s 1 tsp of sea salt.
  7. It’s 2 liter of water.
  8. Prepare 8 tbsp of olive oil, extra virgin.
  9. It’s 300 grams of 1 or 2 day old artisan/rustic bread, cut into large chunks..
  10. You need 1 of beaten egg.

Açorda (The poor man's dish) instructions

  1. Soak the salted cod 24 hours prior to cooking to remove the excess salt in cold water. Change the water 3-4 times prior to cooking. You want the cod to have no taste of salt at all..
  2. In a large deep pan, bring water to the boil and add the eggs, and cod and boil for 12-15 mins..
  3. In the meantime while thats all cooking, cut and chopped, the garlic, coriander (cilantro), and green pepper. Place in a large bowl..
  4. Add the olive oil and salt to the bowl..
  5. Add the beaten egg to the mix and stir well..
  6. Remove the cod and eggs from the boiling water when done. Add water to the large bowl, leave it for up to 5 minutes..
  7. Remove the shell from the egg, cut the cod into smaller pieces and place on a tray ready to serve..
  8. Add the bread into the bowl and lightly ladle water over the bread..
  9. Now it's ready to serve. Serve alongside the egg and cod..

By Debra McCollins

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