Cod with Cream (milk cream)

Learn how to make delicious cod with cream. A Portuguese recipe that you can make simply and easily!

Cod with Cream (milk cream)

Recipe by caion


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To prepare your cod with cream, check the necessary ingredients and follow the step-by-step instructions!


  • 500g desalted cod

  • Potato cut into cubes 500g

  • 1 piece chopped onion

  • Garlic 3 cloves minced

  • laurel 3 leaves

  • Oil 2 tablespoons (26 mL)

  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) olive oil

  • Butter 2 tablespoons (40g)

  • Wheat flour 2 tablespoons (30g)

  • Milk 1 cup (240 ml)

  • Sour cream 1 box (200g)

  • salt to taste

  • Black pepper to taste

  • nutmeg to taste

  • 100g grated mozzarella cheese


  • Fry the cubed potatoes (I drizzle the potato with oil and put it in the Air Fryer for 30 minutes). 
    You can fry in a pan with oil if you prefer;
  • In a pan, add the cod and cover with water;
  • Take it to the fire. 
    As soon as it starts to boil, count 5 minutes and turn off;
  • Remove the cod and reserve the water;
  • In a pan over low heat, add butter and let it melt;
  • Add the wheat flour gradually (always mixing);
  • Cook for 2 minutes;
  • Add the cod cooking water little by little (use half a ladle at a time, a total of 2 ladles) always mixing;
  • Add the milk gradually while mixing;
  • Add the cream / cream little by little while mixing;
  • Add salt;
  • Add black pepper;
  • Add nutmeg;
  • Mix;
  • When it starts to boil, leave for 3 minutes and turn off;
  • In a large pot over the heat, add the olive oil;
  • Add the bay leaves;
  • Add the chopped onion;
  • Sauté until the onion is translucent;
  • Add the garlic and sauté a little more;
  • Add the cod (it is good to lightly shred it);
  • Add 1 ladle of the cooking water;
  • Mix;
  • Add the potatoes;
  • Add the sauce/cream;
  • Mix;
  • Transfer to a refractory;
  • Add mozzarella cheese;
  • Bake at 200 degrees until the cheese melts.
  • Your cod with cream is ready!Cod with Cream (milk cream)

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