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  • ACKEE: Ingredients
  • 1 can Ackee
  • 2 oz Cooking Oil
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 2 Plum tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. Salt
  • 1 Tbsp. Black Pepper

  • Method: In a frying pan, sauté onions and tomatoes until onions are soft. Open the can of ackee and pour the brine off. Add ackee to onions and tomatoes and fold together. Let the ingredients cook for 2 minutes, and then add salt to taste. Add black pepper and let simmer on medium low for another 3 minutes or until desired. You can serve this with Rice, Bread, Breadfruit or Yams and Potatoes.

  • CALLALOO: Ingredients
  • 1 can Callaloo
  • 3 0z Cooking Oil
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 2 Plum tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. Salt

  • Wash callaloo thoroughly to remove dirt and foreign matter. Add callaloo to the sautéed onions and tomatoes, and then turn the fire down between medium and low. Cover the pot with the cover and let the vegetables steam slowly. Wait 5 minutes, and then fold in the vegetables, the callaloo should be soft by now. If not, cover the pot and let simmer a little longer until soft.
    To make these dishes with Salt fish (Dried Salted Cod, a.k.a. Baccaloa), do this:
  • Boil 1 lb. boneless salt fish in a saucepan with fresh water. When the fish is cooked, pour off water.
  • Pour fresh cold water onto the fish and remove the skin, if you bought skin on cod fish. Pour off cold water and then flake the fish with a fork.
  • Add the fish to the sautéed onions and tomatoes before adding ackee/calllaoo respectively.