Jamaican Saltfish Fritters Recipe

Ingredients:Jamaican Saltfish Fritters Recipe

1/4 pound salted codfish
1/4 pound flour
1 medium sized onion
1 small clove garlic
2 scallions1/4 teaspoon hot pepper
2 medium sized tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon paprika


  • Soak codfish in water overnight to remove excess salt.
  • Use a sharp knife to dice, shred finely, and set aside.
  • Chop and combine onion, garlic, scallion, hot pepper and tomatoes.
  • In a skillet using a small amount of oil, saute the chopped vegetables.
  • Place the codfish in a mixing bowl and add flour and cold water to make a thin batter.
  • Add the sauteed vegetables and the paprika.
  • Spoon the batter into a skillet that has 1 inch of hot oil, or use a deep fryer. Fry until golden brown and crisp on both sides.

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