Cabbage and Salt-fish 🇯🇲

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  • 1 lb Saltfish
  • 1 Medium Cabbage Shredded
  • 1 Bell pepper Chopped
  • 1 Large carrot Shredded
  • 2 Small tomatoes Diced
  • 1 Stalk scallion Chopped
  • 3 Sprig Thyme
  • 1 Small onion Chopped
  • 2 Cloves garlic
  • ½ Scotch bonnet pepper Seed removed and finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp Black pepper
  •  tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt (optional)


If you did not soak the saltfish, wash away the excess salt from the saltfish, place it in a saucepan with fresh water and put to boil for 10 minutes.
Pour way the boiling water, add fresh clod water to cold the saltfish.
Remove the skin and debone. Fake the saltfish and set aside.
In a pot add the cooking and the chopped onion, garlic, scallion, scotch bonnet pepper and sauté on medium heat for two minutes.
Stir in the flaked saltfish and cook for another 2 minutes.
Add the tomato and thyme
Stir in the bell pepper and cabbage. Cover and steamed on low heat for about 5 minutes.
Add the carrot, cover and steam for another 5 minutes.
Add the black pepper and any salt that you need. Turn the heat of and let it rest for 3 minutes. Serve with your favourite side

Cabbage and Salt-fish 🇯🇲

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