A true Trinidad breakfast specialty
- 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
Preparation time 120mins
Cooking time 125mins
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.