Cod Salad & Pupusa Napoleons with Chipotle Alioli

Ensalada de Bacalao y Pupusas con Alioli de Chipotle

Pupusas, a Salvadorean treat, are layered with a refreshing Puerto Rican cod salad and drizzled with a Mexican chipotle sauce, giving this recipe a smoky and spicy kick.

Serves 4


For the Napoleon:

1 pkg. (1 lb.) GOYA® Boned Salted Cod

1 container (12 oz.) GOYA® Mild Guacamole, thawed

½ small yellow onion, finely chopped (about ½ cup)

½ medium green bell pepper, finely chopped (about ½ cup)

½ medium red bell pepper, finely chopped (about ½ cup)

1 small tomato, finely chopped (about ½ cup)

1½ tsp. GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil

½ tsp. GOYA® Minced Garlic

1 packet Sazón GOYA® without Annatto

2 boxes (22 oz. each) GOYA® Frozen Cheese Pupusas,

cooked according to package directions

½ cup fine baby greens

For the Chipotle Alioli:

½ cup GOYA® Mayonnaise

2 tbsp. GOYA® Chipotle Salsita, or to taste

2 tsp. finely chopped fresh chives

2 tsp. GOYA® Minced Garlic

1 tsp. GOYA® Lemon Juice


1. Rinse cod under cold water. Place pieces in large bowl; submerge completely in cold water. Cover; transfer to refrigerator. Let cod soak 24-36 hours, changing water every 8 hours. Rinse cod; using paper towels, pat dry. Finely shred cod. In large bowl, mix together shredded cod, guacamole, onions, peppers, tomatoes, oil, garlic and sazón until coated; cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
2. In medium bowl, stir together mayonnaise, salista, chives, garlic and lemon juice until combined; cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
3. To assemble napoleons, using 3 inch diameter round cookie cutter, cut cooked pupusas into circles. Place cut pupusa on plate; spread with ¼ cup reserved cod mixture, top with pupusa, ¼ cup cod mixture and third pupusa. Top with 2 tbsp. baby greens. Drizzle stack with chipotle alioli. Repeat with remaining pupsas, filling, baby greens and sauce.

Featured Product

Sazón with Coriander and Annatto

Inside this box you'll find the secret to creating the authentic flavors of Latino cuisine. Goya Sazón’s special blend of seasonings makes every dish it graces taste truly exceptional.