Salt Cod Fish - Creole Style

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READY IN: 8hrs 35mins
Recipe by jenny butt

Salt fish/cod fish is widely used throughout the Caribbean. This is a popular dish. From Caribbean Cooking for Pleasure, by Mary Slater

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. TO PREPARE SALT FISH: soak salt fish overnight in cold water, drain. Put into a saucepan, covered with fresh cold water, bring to the boil & simmer for about 15 minutes.
  2. Fry the onion, tomatoes & pepper in heated lard or bacon fat.
  3. Add the fish & mix thoroughly.
  4. Season to taste.
  5. Arrange the yam or potato slices to cover the bottom and sides of a greased ovenproof dish.
  6. Pile in the fish mixture.
  7. Dot with butter & milk.
  8. Sprinkle with parsley & bake in a moderately hot oven for 20 minutes (375° Gas Mark 5).

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