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Bake and Saltfish

Bake and Salt Fish -A delightful blend of Salt fish sautéed with onions, garlic, tomatoes and thyme makes you think of the Caribbean’s, yes?

Ingredients Bake

  • 3 cups flour

  • 4 tablespoon shortening or butter

  • 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 3 Tablespoon sugar

  • 1 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoon water or more

Sautee Salt fish

  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil

  • ½ pound salt fish

  • ½ medium onion diced

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon thyme

  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika

  • ½ teaspoon white pepper

  • 1-2 green onions chopped

  • 2-3 tablespoon parsley

  • 2-3 to matoes diced

  • 1/2 or teaspoons hot sauce or pepper adjust to taste

  • ½ teaspoons or bouillon powder optional

  • Soak salt fish in water overnight or several days water changed several times. Drain and shred fish finely shred.

Instructions Salt fish

  • In a medium-large skillet, add oil, onions, garlic, thyme, paprika and sauté, for about 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent any burns. Followed by tomatoes continue cooking for about 3 minutes then add, hot pepper, white pepper, mix until ingredients have been thoroughly combined. Cook for about 5 minutes or more. Add water as needed

  • Finally throw in salt fish, cook for 5 minutes or more -adjust the seasoning, to taste. Remove from the heat and let it cool. You may prepare this a day in advance.


  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt; add shortening or butter, and, using your fingers.

  • Gently stir in water into dry ingredients until all is moistened and holds together (like a ball).

  • Place on a floured board and knead for about a minute. Let it rest for about 15-20mins

Method 1

  • You may divide dough into about 10-12 pieces and roughly shape into ball.

  • When ready Flatten each ball to ½ inch thick, place on cookie sheet

Method 2

  • Turn dough on a floured surface,

  • Roll out dough in to 1 inch thick, cut into desired shapes or use 3 inch or larger cookie cutter to cut dough.

  • In a large, sauce pan pour vegetable oil, until it is at least 3 inches (or about 5 centimeters) high, place on medium heat until oil is 350 degrees.

Frying Method

  • Fry until golden brown about 3-5 minutes depending on size. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper napkin. Let it cool

  • Split in half and fill with salt fish. Serve warm

Baking Method

  • Bake at 375° for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned

  • Remove and serve warm.

Serve an enjoy!

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