Pil-pil cod recipe with fresh pasta
- - For 4 people:
- 4 loins of desalted cod (about 150 gr.)
- 5 cloves of garlic
- 200 gr. Of flour
- 2 eggs
- 2 bags of squid ink
- olive oil
- a piece of chilli pepper
- parsley (to decorate)
Preparation of the recipe for cod-pil with fresh pasta:
To make the pasta, place the flour in a bowl and shell the eggs. Add squid ink, a pinch of salt and 1 teaspoon of oil. Knead with your hands until you get a homogeneous dough. (If it is sticky, add a little flour until you get the desired consistency). Let it stand for an hour. Cut the dough into 4-5 portions, round them and stretch them with the machine until they are very thin. Then pass them by the noodle cutter. Leave the noodles hung to dry a little. Reservation.
Peel the garlic cloves and fry them (whole) in a pan with plenty of oil along with the chopped chilli pepper. When the garlic is golden, remove them to a plate and reserve them. Enter the cod loins in the same pan and fry the fish over medium heat 3-4 minutes on each side. Remove the cod from a source, let it warm and reserve the juice that you release. Put the oil in the pan in a bowl and let it warm.
Put some warm oil in the pan (reserve the rest) and start whipping with a strainer so that the sauce is binding. Add the juice that the cod has released and continue beating the sauce with the strainer. Gradually incorporate the rest of the tempered oil while still beating with a dipstick. When the pil-pil sauce is ready, introduce the cod loins and heat over very low heat, without boiling.
Cook the pasta in a pan with plenty of boiling water and a pinch of salt for 2-3 minutes. Drain and cool the pasta. Sauté it in a pan with a splash of oil. Serve the cod, sauce with the pil-pil and accompany with the sauteed pasta. Decorate the dish with a little leaf of parsley, garlic and chilli.
Although cod is normally used to prepare second courses, we cannot lose sight of it when preparing snacks. For athletes, it is best to take a balanced diet similar to the general population.
Keep in mind when exercising the need to replenish the water and minerals that are lost. This is achieved by starting dinner with a vegetable stock and a salad. Let's not forget the fruits especially those rich in vitamin C (such as oranges, kiwis ...), which will help the athlete to have adequate iron levels.
Fruit juices are ideal but must be natural, made at the moment and can be taken at any time during dinner.
A glass of milk before going to bed will help the athlete to hydrate and provide the calcium necessary to keep his bones and muscle activity in condition.
There is a myth of eliminating milk in the athlete's diet. Our nutritionist doctor tells us that it is a serious mistake, especially if our children's trainers do it.