We serve this every Xmas eve as a family tradition and it is a big hitl


  • 1 lb of fresh, whole, cleaned cod
  • Italian olive oil (extra-virgin)
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh Italian parsley, chopped stems removed


Boil fish on medium in a large pot of water for about 30-40 minutes (don't overcook). Remove the skin, head, tail, and de-bone.

Chop fish into small sized pieces. Beat drizzling the oil little by little, until it becomes a whipped, white paste. (Some small pieces of fish are likely to remain, however; this is normal.)

(Add parsley, minced garlic, salt, and fresh pepper to taste.) Serve over polenta, orzo or rice

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Submitted 6/16/07.
Submitted By: Bunny Bondi
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