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Salt Fish and Ackee

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Doz ackees
  • 1/2 lb Salt fish
  • 1/3 c Fresh coconut oil
  • 1/2 ts Ground black pepper
  • 1/4 Of a scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1/4 lb Salt pork diced
  • 6 Strips crisp fried bacon
  • 3 Spring onion stalks chopped
  • 4 Medium size tomatoes diced
  • 3 Medium size onions chopped


Remove the seeds and membranes from the ackees and boil for about 20
minutes in sufficient lightly salted boiling water to cover the ackees.
Drain and set aside the ackees over hot water to keep warm.

Wash the salt fish and then place in a saucepan with sufficient cold water
to cover generously and boil for about 25 minutes or until the fish is
tender. Pour of the water and remove the skin and bones from the fish and
flake with a fork, after which set aside in the dish that you are going to
serve in.

Fry the diced pork until all the fat has been expressed and only the cripsy
pork remains. Strain off the fat and set aside the pork. To the fat of
the pork add the oil and with this fry the spring onion, tomatoes, onions
and pepper for about 4 minutes.

Now pour a small amount of fried seasoning over the flaked salt fish in the
dish, turning it over with a fork.

Add the ackee to the dish as a topping.

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