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Stewed Salt Fish with Dumplings,Spicy Plantains & Breadfruit
St Kitts & Nevis


Stewed Salt Fish with Dumplings,Spicy Plantains & BreadfruitFor the Stewed saltfish
1 lb saltfish
1 green pepper diced
1 lb tomatoes chopped
5 cloves chopped garlic
4 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tbsp margarine
6 scallions finely chopped
2 tbsp parsley chopped
1 small onion
salt & pepper to taste

For the Spicy Plantains
3 medium sized plantains(peeled & chopped into 1/2 pieces)
2 tbsp fresh ginger peeled & grated
1 small onion grated
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp hot sauce or finely chopped pepper
fry oil

For the Coconut Dumplings
1/2 cup grated coconut
1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp margarine
1/2 cup of water

For the Seasoned Breadfruit
3 cups full breadfruit chopped into 1" pieces
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp unsalted butter or margarine
1/2 cup red pepper diced
1 medium onion chopped
4 garlic cloves crushed
2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
1/2 cup chicken broth or 1 cube dissolved in 1/2 cup water
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper


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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