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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Dish: Roasted Breadfruit & Fried Jackfish

Creole Mussels







For Sauce Preparation (optional):

  1. Push a skewer through the breadfruit from top to bottom. If the skewer comes out clean, the breadfruit is roasted.or
  2. Using oven mitts, apply light pressure over the roasted fruit with your thumbs,(avoid breaking the skin). The light pressure should produce indentations if the fruit is properly cooked.
    Alternatively Bake the Breadfruit in a moderate oven (250% to 350%) for about 1 1/2 hours or until soft.


Pierce the Breadfruit with a fork or skewer, before placing it in the oven for roasting, (failure to do this could result in an explosion of the breadfruit causing possible damage to the oven and/or personal injury from the fruit's internal pressure. Follow the above instructions to check for roasting completion.


Preparing & Cooking the Fried Jackfish:

Clean Jack fish
Pour lemon juice over Jack fish
Leave to marinate (15 minutes)
Rinse the Jack fish and dry with paper towels
Add salt to minced seasoning
Rub seasoning over fish and set aside
Sprinkle flour on wax paper
Coat fish on both sides in flour - remove excess
Heat oil in frying pan on medium heat until very hot but not smoking
Fry fish for approximately 4 minutes on each side or until brown
Serve with sliced Breadfruit

Sauce Preparation (optional)

Sautee onion, garlic, thyme and sliced tomato in heated oil until softened
Add margarine & stirring until melted
Add tomato paste or ketchup and water
Add salt and pepper to taste
Simmer until slightly thickened
Remove from fire, cool and serve with Breadfruit and Jackfish.

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