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Saltfish Accras


A true Trinidad breakfast specialty

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  • 1/2    lb salted cod, washed and soaked overnight in lime
  • 1       lime
  • 1       large onion, grated
  • 1       pimento pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1/2    cup chopped chives
  • 2       tbs French thyme
  • 1       tbs chopped celery
  • 1       cup flour
  • 2       tsp baking powder
  • 1/2    cup milk


Servings 15
Preparation time 120mins
Cooking time 125mins


Step 1

Wash salt fish in lime juice and water, strip and squeeze.

Place in a mixing bowl, add onion, pepper, thyme, chives, celery, salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Add flour and baking powder, mix.

Add enough milk to make a thick batter, add more milk if needed.

Preheat oil and drop by spoonfuls the size of a small egg.

Fry until golden, drain.

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