Baccalà alla Griglia

Grilled Salt Cod

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The River Café Cookbook

By Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers

Published 1995

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  • 6 pieces salt cod, about 350 g (12 oz) each, cut from the thick central parts of the fish
  • olive oil for brushing
  • crushed black pepper
  • 2


Soak the cod in cold water for 48 hours, changing the water three to four times a day. They will plump up as they soak and release the salt.

Preheat a grill.

Take the pieces of salt cod out of the water, pat and squeeze dry with a clean cloth. It is important that they are completely dry before they are grilled. Brush with olive oil and grill on either side until the cod is no l