Pasta with Stock fish – Sicilian Style

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While I was back home my mom made this pasta dish for my sis who loves it. I am, honestly speaking, not a huge fan of stock fish, despite it being quite popular in the South, specially in Sicily.

This recipe is very easy and make a complete meal! The sauce, in fact, is perfect to dress some pasta.

Here is how you make it!

Ingredients (serves 6):

  • 1 kg of stock fish
  • 500 g short cut pasta
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cans of peeled tomatoes (500 g each)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 cloves garlic

If your stock fish has been dried, let it sock in fresh water for at least 48h. Then rinse it with fresh water

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Season the stock-fish with salt and pepper then dust it with flour

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and set aside

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In a skillet heat up oil and saute’ the garlic for a couple of minutes

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Add the fish

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and stir it on both sides until it gets a nice golden color – about 3-4 minutes on each side on low-medium heat

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Now add the tomatoes, adjust with salt and pepper

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and let it simmer on low heat covered with a lid for about 30 to 40 min. The sauce needs time to get all the flavor from the fish and to get creamy

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Meanwhile cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain it and dress it with the sauce. Add a few pieces of fish per serving and bring it to the table!

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Love

- LittleDani

About the author:

An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.

  • Elisa Caimi

    Vengo dal blog di Chiara e ti scopro oggi molto volentieri! Sei bravissima, le tue ricette sono fantastiche! :D Un abbraccio e complimenti!

    • http://www.expatcucina.com Dani

      Ciao Elisa! Piacere di conoscerti e grazie per aver visitato EC :)