-- French Baked Potatoes with Smoked Cod & Koobi (Brandade de Morue) – Buy Ndudu

French Baked Potatoes with Smoked Cod & Koobi (Brandade de Morue)

 Family make this Baked Potato and smoked Cod dish for your next dinner party or for dinner. Best to make this in a big batch for your weekly meal plan as it freezes well. 



3 large boiled and mashed Maris Piper Potatoes seasoned with Koobi Salt to taste. (400g)

300g of smoked Cod

1 teaspoon of Buy Ndudu’s Herby blend

1 tablespoonful of Koobi Seasoning blend

6 tablespoonful of Extra Virgin Olive oil

2 large diced Onions

30g of Butter

200g of Cheddar Cheese / Gruyère Cheese (leave 50g for garnishing)

150ml of whole milk or double cream for a richer consistency 

30g of Panko breadcrumbs 

40g of Parmesan Shavings

Half a teaspoon of Buy Ndudu’s Ghana 5 Spice blend



Peel and boil your Potatoes and season with Koobi Salt

Once the Potatoes are fork tender place them in a bowl and mash them whilst hot

Add 3 tablespoonfuls of olive oil, Koobi Seasoning blend and mix till well combined 

Add your preferred Cheese and whole milk 

Mix till it’s well combined and add the smoked Cod pieces

Carefully mix everything together whilst you tender to the Onions.


Sautéing the Onions with Herby Blend

In a frying pan, add the butter, the remaining olive oil , diced Onions, our herby blend and Koobi Salt to taste 

Let this cook on the lowest heat possible until the onions are translucent and sweeter in taste. This might take 10-15 minutes 


Preheat the oven to 180*c

Add the sautéed Onions to the mash and gentle stir till it’s well combined 

Transfer the mixture into an oven baking dish or treat yourself to one of our Claypots


Ghana 5 Spice infused breadcrumbs

Add the Ghana 5 Spice to the Panko Breadcrumbs and mix well.


Sprinkle the mash first with Parmesan Shavings, 50g Cheddar and the Ghana 5 Spice infused breadcrumbs 

Bake this in the Oven for 20 minutes till you  have a golden crust. Whilst hot add a pinch of our Herby blend. Let it rest for 5 - 8 minutes.




I served this with the Chicken Yassa recipe which was delicious. See previous recipe or search ‘Chicken Yassa’.

If you do like this recipe kindly leave comments with your feedback below and share with family and friends. 

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