How to make Catalan cod skeleton


The cod skeleton It is an important source of protein and very little fat. In addition to being a fish that provides us with calcium, magnesium and phosphorus, along with all the vitamins and minerals of vegetables.

The skeleton It is a very suitable dish in the age of growth and the elderly, so if you want to know how to prepare it, you can not miss this article about how to make codix skeleton.

30 minutes Low difficulty Ingredients:
  • 400 g of cod
  • ½ onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • 2 ripe tomatoes
  • black olives
  • Olive oil
  • Vinegar (optional)
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The first thing you should do, a few days before, will be to desalinate the cod. To do this, you must put it soak and change the water every 8 hours. Also, in this other article you will see some Tricks to desalinate cod.


Once desalted, you must drain and dry it to remove excess water and crumble the cod with your hands, which is what in Catalan is known by skeletonize, where the name of the dish comes from. You can go placing it on a tray or large plate.

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Next, you will have to peel and chop the onion and wash and dice the tomatoes, the red and green pepper to add it to the "skeletonized" or crumbled cod.

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Remove everything and add some olives or black olives with bone. When serving it, you should dress it with a good virgin olive oil and, if you wish, a little vinegar; Remember that the cod was initially salted, so you should control the salt you add.

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  • It is more advisable to serve the skeleton of cold cod.