Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

A shredded salt cod and vegetable salad. Buljol is a corruption of the French brûle gueule, which means "burn mouth". A popular dish in Trinidad and indeeed throughout the Caribbean. Serve with Mama's Fry Bakes ( St. Vincent and the Grenadines)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Break fish in pieces and place in saucepan with water and boil 10-15 minutes Drain.
  2. Taste fish at this point to check salt content. If at this point it is still too salty repeat step 1.
  3. Shred fish with your fingers.
  4. Heat oil in a skillet and add onion. Stir in the fish, sweet peppers and hot pepper. Fry for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the tomato, mix well and cook until tomatoes are just soft. Add freshly grated black pepper. Squeeze half lime over mixture.
  6. Serve with , coconut bake or other hearty bread and sliced avocado pear.
Most Helpful

I am a Trinidad and i am used to eating saltfish buljol, love love love this recipe i think i am making this for dinner tonight.... thanks for sharing

jiselle May 05, 2011

that is really good ...thanks alot

bobybaloony July 26, 2008

Rainforest! Ah thank you, thank you for posting this recipe! I haven't tried it as yet, but looking at the ingredients, I know it is simply going to be delicious! I have been looking for a saltfish recipe for a very long time! I was actually singing the song performed by the Mighty Sparrow this week at work! So thank you and I cannot wait to try this "bun mout" recipe as we would call it in St. Thomas, thank you!

NewMama23 March 01, 2008