Chayote and Salted Codfish Salad (Ensalada de chayote y bacalao)

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1 pound salted codfish, boiled to remove most salt

4 scallions, chopped

1 large chayote or 2 medium chayote, chopped and cooked until fork tender

1 red pepper, chopped

¼ cup olives, chopped

¼ cup cilantro, chopped

½ cup extra virgin olive oil

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

¼ cup white vinegar 

3  teaspoons garlic cloves, minced

1 lemon, juiced

salt to taste



  • In a large bowl mix all ingredients and adjust seasoning to taste.
  • Serve over a bed of lettuce.