Enrico Alaggia

34 RECIPES

A true Roman Chef that brings the Italian family ancestors’ culinary tradition passed on from generation to generation to the rest of the world.

Baccala’ in umido Neapolitan style

Baccala is salted codfish is an Italian classic especially during Christmastime. This recipe will show you how to make this Baccala in umido in a Neapolitan style.

CUISINES: Italian
LEVEL: MEDIUM
SERVING: 4 People
TIME: 1 hr
COOKING TIME: 50 min
INGREDIENTS:
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • ½ Yellow onion, shreds
  • 16 oz. Cod fillet
  • 5 oz. All-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp Ground black pepper, divided
  • tsp Salt, divided
  • 14½ oz. Ready-cut diced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup White wine
  • 1 tbsp Dried oregano
  • 1 oz. Capers
  • 2 oz. Black olives
  • 1 tbsp Chopped parsley
  • Garnish
  • 1 tbsp Chopped parsley
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1
Step 1
Step 1
Move to the stove and put a saucepan on the stove. Inside, pour the oil first and then the onions and brown them over low heat, stirring occasionally for about 4-5 minutes.
Step 2
Step 2
Step 2
As soon as they are softened, set the onions aside, being careful not to collect the oil 5 and quickly flour the pieces of cod. Remember to remove excess flour.
Step 3
Step 3
Step 3
Remove the onions into a bowl.
Step 4
Step 4
Step 4
Raise the temperature and then pour the pieces of cod, it will take 1-2 minutes per side, then turn as soon as they are golden.
Step 5
Step 5
Step 5
Season with 1 tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper.
Step 6
Step 6
Step 6
Add the tomato puree, cooked onions, and deglaze with the white wine.
Step 7
Step 7
Step 7
As soon as the alcohol evaporates, add oregano and ⅛ tsp salt.
Step 8
Step 8
Step 8
Add desalted capers and black olives.
Step 9
Step 9
Step 9
Cook for 5 min with the lid.
Step 10
Step 10
Step 10
Cook another 10 min without the lid.
Step 11
Step 11
Step 11
Add fresh parsley.
Step 12
Step 12
Step 12
Remove the cod fillet.
Step 13
Step 13
Step 13
Put tomato sauce on a big plate and season with ⅛ tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper.
Step 14
Step 14
Step 14
Garnish with parsley, enjoy it accompanied with slices of bread.