- Solomillo, the top cut from the cod
- Great for Bacalao al pil-pil
- Reconstitutes to 1 lb of cod after soaking
- Size - 12.7 oz/360 g - 1 lb when soaked
These choice boneless cuts represent the best cod offered by the La Bacaladera Company. Use this firm and flaky fish to create the legendary Basque dish, "bacalao al pil pil" and many other classic Spanish recipes.
Our bacalao is semi salted, full pieces of premium cod. Unlike many types of bacalao, it is not fully dried. This makes for a more tender, meatier tenderloin. The skin is retained, key for several traditional Spanish recipes.
Caught in the traditional manner, hand-cleaned and frozen on the fishing boat, the bacalao is brought back to Irun, Spain, where it is meticulously thawed and screened for the highest quality pieces. It is then cut by hand, salted and air-dried to age under daily observation by La Bacaladera’s "maestro." This delicate process produces premium-quality fish replicating the tradition and flavor enjoyed by Spanish men and women for centuries.
To reconstitute the fish:
Place the fillets in the refrigerator for 24 hours in a bath of cold water. Submerge with the skin side facing up and change the water every 6-8 hours. Following their bath, the fish should be approximately 3cm thick and have a cumulative weight of 1 pound.
Cod and salt.
Serving size 4.4oz ( 125g) Servings per container 4. Calories 182. Total fat 2g. (3%). Sodium 1.8g (68%). Potassium 45mg , total carbohydrates 25g (8%), protein 50.2g. Not a significant source of calories from fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, C, iron and calcium. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Customer ReviewsAverage rating from 17 reviews Write a review
"As my grandson says the cod fish was a real fine quality and well packed, however we recommend to include info about the recommended time to desalt as it's related to the salt process. Sometimes 24 hours are enough, others we need 3 days. If you need I can advice on subject FOC. "
RUI FIGUEIREDO JACINTO - Lisbon, Kansas - Jan 1, 2015
"Very good quality. Will definitely order it again. "
ELAINE MEYER - NEW BERN, NC - Dec 28, 2014
"I love this bacalao and the secret is to follow the instructions."
Myrna Torregrosa - Alexandria, VA - Dec 28, 2014
"Excellent quality. Will purchase again. "
Bernie - Winston Salem, NC - Nov 16, 2014
"I can not wait to get some more. Great product."
mj Toubes - Lakewood, CO - Nov 9, 2014
"it was what i expect. "
MARIA STOVER - PARSONS, KS - Apr 19, 2014
"Great flavor! A great fish from the Mediterranean Sea as only La TIenda can provide."
Maria Carrion - Edwardsville, IL - Apr 6, 2014
"Superb quality. Don't soak too long with too many changes of water. It was also a great sale."
Povar - New York, New York - Jan 6, 2013
"Excellent cod fish. SIze is very, very small and no resemblance to the picture,"
Maria - Dec 26, 2011
"As a Basque, my opinion is that this cod is as authentic as it can be. Perfect for bacalao al pil-pil."
Iñaki - Jul 6, 2011
"You will seldom find such a good cut of bacalao here in the United States, especially if you are making bacalao al pil-pil this has the skin in tact!. This is just like the bacalao I remember back in Spain where I spent my childhood. "
Christian - Jun 2, 2011
"The salted cod was absolutely delicious! I had it rinsed in water as recommended and it doubled in size . The result was two beautiful tenderloins , with no bones ! My dinner was an absolute success! For sure I will be ordering it again. "
cecilia Blanchard - Feb 8, 2011
"As a professional chef, I have many sources for salt cod, this is the real deal with plump, white cod ideally for making bacola!"
Luke Petriccione - Dec 30, 2010
"The cod was delicious for Bacalao a la Viscaina. I gave 5 stars for taste, but the size was smaller than expected. "
Lilia - Dec 27, 2010
"The bacalao was not even close to the picture. The portion is really smal, will serve one. Quality is OK, not great. Shipping was very fast, La Tienda Refunded the Money. No questions asked. I would buy another product from them. They are serious about customer service."
Tamara - Dec 26, 2010
"This salted cod was delicious; just the way I remember as a child. They sell pollock in salted cod wrapping in the supermarket where I live. I was just heaven eating real salted cod again."
Jackie - Oct 2, 2010
"Perfect for making a gypsy potage. "
ryan w. - Oct 1, 2009