Salt Fish Fritters (Jamaican Stamp N' Go)

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 25 mins

Soak salt fish or codfish overnight. This is the Jamaican version as I know it for Bacalaitos. I am sure this recipe is not the absolutely correct but it is good, found it tucked in a folder with my recipes to post, to try or both.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak salt codfish in water several hours, or preferably overnight.
  2. Drain; pour the boiling water over fish and cool.
  3. Drain off water and slowly combine it with flour in a bowl, stirring until mixture is smooth.
  4. Rinse fish in fresh cold water, remove any skin and bones, then shred very finely.
  5. Add fish, onion, garlic, Scotch Bonnet or jalapeno pepper, chives, salt, black pepper, thyme and egg yolks to flour mixture.
  6. Stir until combined.
  7. Heat oil in a deep skillet to 375F (1 90C or until a 1 inch bread cube turns golden brown in 50 seconds.
  8. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; fold into fish mixture along with vinegar.
  9. Drop this batter by tablespoons into hot oil; fry until golden brown.
  10. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.