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Saint Kitts and Nevis

Dish: Stewed Salt Fish with Dumplings,Spicy Plantains & Breadfruit

Creole Mussels







For the Stewed saltfish

For the Spicy Plantains

For the Coconut Dumplings

For the Seasoned Breadfruit


Stewed Saltfish Prep:

1. Soak saltfish overnight then boil in fresh water until tender.
2. Drain fish, remove bones, scales & flakes.
3. Heat oil in a large heavy pan. Add pepper, scallions, onion & garlic. Cover and cook over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes and simmer over moderate heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Add saltish, margarine, salt and pepper.Cover the stew and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.
4.Arrange the saltfish on a plate. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with dumplings, breadfruit & spicy plantains.

Spicy Plantains Prep:

Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Toss until mixed. Fry in batches until golden
brown and cooked. remove and drain on paper towels. Serve alondside saltfish,dumplings and breadfruit.

Coconut Dumplings Prep:

Place flour, coconut, salt, margarine and oil in a bowl. Gradually stir in water to make a stiff dough.Turn onto a lightly floured board and knead for about 2 minutes. Make dumplings in desired shape. Slide dumplings into boiling water. Cover and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes.

Seasoned Breadfruit Prep:

Melt butter or margarine in a heavy pan over medium heat then add oil. Add onions and cook 5 to 8 minutes until golden, stir often. Add garlic, thyme, red pepper and parsley, saute for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and add breadfruit with chicken broth or other prepared liquid. Toss gently to blend and heat through. Season to taste with salt & pepper. Serve with dumplings, saltfish and spicy plantains. You can prepare any of these side dishes and combine it with any other of your favorites. Recipe provide through the courtesy of St Kitts & Nevis Board of Tourism.

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