"A popular Jamaican appetizer, these fried salted cod cakes can be made in any kitchen. Just stamp them out in the kitchen, take some for the road and go! Codfish can be prepared the day before for a quicker cook time. These are also good served with a spicy dipping sauce." — Monique C.
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dried salted cod fish
ground black pepper
green onions, chopped
vegetable oil for frying
I kicked it up a notch by adding bonnet scotch. I blended that with the tomatoes, onions, pepper in my vitamix first then continued with the receipe!
In the west indies it's also called "Bake and Saltfish." I usually make the saltfish very much like you did, but I add a few cloves of minced garlic. In NYC I ran across a deli that put shredded cabbage and carrots in the mixture; sounds kinda weird but it was fantasic! I've made it at home just the same. Kids and hubby loved it, and it helped stretch the saltfish, that is quite expensive in my area.
I tried it today... Left out the baking powder, added scotch bonnet AND cayenne pepper (I like my food spicy). They were PERFECT. It was my first time making them too. I even added (cooked) shrimp to some of the batter...
Oh lord, these are delicious! I added some jalepeno pepper because thats all the pepper I had on hand and a little bit of celery only because I need to use it up. SOOOOO GOOD! If I wasnt pregnant I would love to crack a red stripe beer and enjoy! You could mix up the vegetable adding sweet peppers etc. I also added maybe a few teaspoons more of water but I am assuming that is because my hubby didnt measure the flour proper. The amount of water / flour is basically spot on! I made my quite thick so I did cook about 7-8 min on each side and I also used olive oil, also all I had. I only boiled the fish for 5 min as directed and the amount of salt was perfect. Oh, I did add 1 teaspoon of vegetable bouillion as well - just for a tad more flavour! Hubby had 7 I had 3.. all gone in 5 min max!
I thought this was delicious. Made a batch for Christmas morning breakfast and it was the bomb. I used chicken stock instead of water and added scotch bonnet peppers. Yum, yum, will definitely make again.
little dry. will try adding an egg next time and using less flour. added some hot sauce for a little kick
OMG!!! just made a batch and if I'm not eating them as they come out!!!! At this rate I will have none left....I made the recipe exactly but I did add one scotch bonnet and increased the saltfish because I like to taste it in every bit...yum yum yum...thank you for sharing!!!
Very good. Changed the water to milk and add one egg but otherwise made the recipe as written. My son said it was the best he'd ever tasted - not that he's had fritters before :)
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Jamaican Saltfish Fritters (Stamp and Go)
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 25
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