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Ackee and Salt Fish

Date Added: Oct 13, 2010 Caribbean Entrees
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Prep Time

60 mins

Cook Time

10 mins

Ready In

1 hrs 10 mins

Serving

4

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Description

Ackee and SaltFish recipe is Jamaica's staple dish. Ackee is a fruit and a major ingredient in Caribbean cuisine. You can find canned Ackee at your local supermarket. It is important to boil your saltfish twice to get the salt out.


Ingredients

  • 1  Pound(s) SaltFish
  • 1
  • 2  Cup(s) Ackee
  • 2
  • 1/2  Cup(s) Onion, diced
  • 3
  • 1/2  Cup(s) Tomato, diced
  • 4
  •  Pinch Salt & Pepper
  • 5
  • 4  Table Spoon(s) Oil
  • 6

Directions

    1. In a large pot of boiling water, add saltfish and boil for 30 minutes
    2. Strain and rinse then boil fish again for 30 minutes
    3. Strain again and let fish cool
    4. In a hot saute pan, add oil
    5. Add onions and tomatoes and saute for about 2 minutes
    6. Add SaltFish, breaking up into small pieces with a large spoon
    7. Let cook for 10 minutes
    8. Add Ackee and simmer for 5-10 minutes, covered
    9. Season with salt and pepper

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