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BBC’s Ackee, Saltfish And Callaloo

Ackee, Saltfish and Callaloo tried and tested recipe


For the fish –

1 lb salted cod
1 lb canned ackee, drained
2 tablespoons oil
1 onion, chopped
2 peppers, chopped
1 scotch bonnet chili, chopped

For the callaloo –

3.5oz butter
14 oz callaloo or spinach leaves
1 teaspoon nutmeg
3 tomatoes, chopped

Soak the cod in hot water overnight. Change the water frequently.

Saute the vegetables then add the cod and ackee. Cook for 6 minutes.

In a separate pan, melt the butter and saute the callaloo until it wilts. Add the nutmeg.

To serve, place the ackee and saltfish into the middle of a dish and drape the callalloo around the outside to distribute seasoning. Drizzle with hot sauce if desired.

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Jehan Can Cook’s Ackee And Saltfish Fritters

How to cook Ackee and Saltfish Fritters step by step instructions


2 cups salted cod, soaked overnight
2 cloves garlic
1/2 medium onion
1 teaspoon thyme
1 tablespoon cilantro
1 scallion
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup ackee
Canola oil

Put seasonings and vegetables into a food processor until finely chopped. Pour this mixture into a separate bowl.

Drain and flake the saltfish, then shred it with the food processor. Pour the ackee and the shredded saltfish into the first mixture. Stir.

Add flour and baking powder. Stir. Add water and stir until this forms a batter.

Pour 3 inches of canola oil into a sauce pan. Using a spoon, drop spoonfuls of batter into the oil and fry.

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Garlic And Lemons Mag’s Vegan Ackee And Saltfish

Ackee and Saltfish


1 can ackee
4 nori sheets, torn into small pieces
1/2 bunch of kale or spinach, chiffonade
1 small onion, sliced
1 sweet pepper, julienned
3 scallions, chopped
3 large garlic cloves, minced
1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and grated
1/2 scotch bonnet pepper, deseeded
Salt to taste

Saute the onions, ginger and peppers for 4 minutes. Add kale and sauté for 2 minutes. Drain and stir in the ackee. Finally, add the nori sheets, scallions and garlic. Saute for 5-10 minutes or until the entire dish is warm.

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How To Make Ackee And Saltfish, 6 Recipes You Won’t Go Wrong With

Whether you want something spicy, something meaty, something fried or even something vegan, those recipes will help you create your perfect dish.

Next? Cook some Jamaican desserts to serve after your fish!


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