Ackee & Saltfish

Ackee, Jamaica's national fruit, has a delicate flavor and a look similar to scrambled eggs. Ackee and salted fish (bacalao) makes the perfect breakfast meal. Serve with roasted breadfruit or dumplings.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 3 lbs Boneless Saltfish (bacalao): Soaked overnight and flaked
  • 1 large Onion: chopped
  • 1 stalk Escallion (green onion): chopped
  • 2 plum Tomatoes: chopped
  • 1/2 Scotch Bonner Pepper optional
  • 1 can Carib Ackee: drained
  • 3 tbsp Ground Thyme
  • 3 strips Bacon: fried crispy optional
  • 2 springs Thyme
  • 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tbsp Carib Ground Black Pepper

Instructions
 

  • Saute vegetables in oil.
  • Add flaked saltfish and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add rinsed Carib Ackee.
  • Add black pepper and thyme.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with crisp bacon and fresh tomatoes.

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