Saltfish Buljol (Trinidad)

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by WizzyTheStick

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)

Top Review by jiselle

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

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.

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