Easy to make Cod Omelette Recipe

This time, in Guruwalik, you will discover recipe for cod tortilla style from the Basque cider houses , a delicious authentic and traditional Basque cod omelette ideal for preparing a dinner or as a tapa, widely consumed at Easter.

This quick and easy cod omelette is a dish that can be varied by adding a touch of spice by adding a chilli if you like. Secret of this omelette is that you have to leave it very juicy, although point will be the one we like. If you don’t know how to make cod omelette , take a look at this step by step with photos that we detail below and get a plate of 10.

Cod Omelette Recipe
Cod Omelette Recipe

Ingredients to make cod omelette:

  • 4 eggs
  • 200 grams of desalted cod
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 onion
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 handful of chopped parsley
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 hot chilli (optional)
  • 1 dash of olive oil

How to make cod omelette:

Step  NO 1

Before you start, if fish is not desalted, the cod omelette will be too salty, so make sure it is. If not, in this video we explain how to desalinate cod .

Step  NO 2

Chop all vegetables into very small pieces. This will be first step in preparing this Basque cod omelette.

Step  NO 3

Heat a frying pan with a splash of olive oil and sauté onion, pepper and minced garlic . Cook over medium heat until onion is transparent. At this point, add a chili pepper.

Step  NO 4

When vegetables are ready, add desalted cod cut into strips. Stir for a couple of minutes to integrate flavors.

Cod Omelette
Easy to make Cod Omelette Recipe

Step  NO 5

Beat the eggs in a bowl, add vegetables and cod, chopped parsley and a little salt if cod is very desalted. Mix well so that cod omelette is as uniform as possible.

Step  NO 6

Add a little more oil to same skillet and, when it is hot, add mixture. Cook cod omelette over medium heat, turning it so that it is done on both sides.

Step NO 7

Leave cod omelette juicy or whatever you like and serve it right away to eat it hot. You can serve this Donostiarra cod omelette as a main dish, but in reality it is usually served as an aperitif, tapas or starter in the menus of most traditional Basque cider houses.

Some variants of this recipe with cod would be these that we recommend below:

  • Potato omelette and cod
  • Cod omelette without onion 

If you liked Cod Tortilla recipe , we suggest you enter our Tortilla Recipes category . You can also visit a selection of the best Spanish recipes and Basque recipes .

Ideas to accompany cod omelette

As we have mentioned, best way to serve this cod omelette recipe is as a pintxo , that is, on a slice of bread. To do this, do not miss how to make homemade bread step by step . But if you don’t feel like serving it like this, you can enjoy it during dinner accompanied by any of these recipes:

  • Roasted pepper and tomato salad
  • Deluxe baked potatoes
  • Burrata salad with tomato and arugula