Dried cod “alla messinese” – Stoccafisso alla messinese

Ingredients for 4 servings

  • 2 1/4 lb. of already softened dried cod
  • 3/4 cup of green olives
  • 1 tbsp of capers
  • 1 1/2 cups of tomato sauce
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • fresh parsley 1/2 bu.
  • celery with leaves
  • 1 tbsp of raisins
  • 4 1/2 cups of diced potatoes
  • 1/2 glass of extra virgin olive oil
  • dry white wine
  • flour
  • salt
  • pepper TT


Stir-fry a minced mix of onion, garlic, celery and parsley in a saucepan with oil, then add the dried cod already cut and floured, and brown it a little. Add the wine and the diced potatoes, the raisins, the capers, the pitted olives, the sauce, salt and pepper and let
flavour; then pour 1/2 cup of water and let it cook on a low flame for about 1 hour, stirring carefully now and then. At the end of the cooking add minced parsley.

Whats on Your Mind?