Pick Up Salt Fish

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Serve with one of the following or combination of all: Jamaican water crackers, fried green plantains, yellow or white yam, flour dumplings and boiled bananas



  1. Soak or boil saltfish to remove most of the salt, drain.
  2. Cut up the onions, tomato and Scotch bonnet (optional) and saute in a small bit of oil in a saucepan.
  3. Remove and place in a dish.
  4. "Pick up" (break in to small portions and remove any bones) saltfish and fry in the same saucepan with light oil.
  5. Add seasonings (onions, tomato, Scotch bonnet pepper) with ketchup and cook for 2–3 minutes.