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Saltfish Stuffed Fried Bakes Recipe


225 Grams Saltfish

1 Medium Onion

5 Pimentos

2 Garlic Cloves

Hot Pepper (to taste)

Salt & Black Pepper (to taste)


4 Cups Flour

4 Tsp Baking Powder

1 Tsp Salt

1 1/2 Tsp Sugar

1 1/2-2 Cups Water


  1. Boil saltfish until tender, strain and set aside.

  2. Finely chop onion, pimento, garlic and hot pepper.

  3. Heat saute pan over medium heat.

  4. Add 2 tbsp of olive oil.

  5. Saute onion, pimento, garlic and hot pepper for 5 minutes over medium to low heat.

  6. Remove from heat.

  7. Add saltfish and mix until well incorporated.

  8. Add salt and black pepper to taste.

  9. Set aside and let cool.

  10. Sift all dry ingredients into a bowl. (Dough)

  11. Mix until well incorporated.

  12. Make a well in the center of bowl.

  13. Add 1 cup of water.

  14. Mix dry ingredients into water a little at a time.

  15. If needed add 1/2 cup of remaining water but be careful not to add too much.

  16. Knead dough until well combined for 10-15 minutes.

  17. Using a rolling pin roll out each ball into a circle measuring 2-3 inches.

  18. Place 1 tbsp of saltfish filling in the center.

  19. Brush edges with water and seal.

  20. Let rest 15 minutes.

  21. Heat oil to 350 degrees farenheit.

  22. Fry until golden brown.

  23. Top with your favorite sauce. (Tamarind for us!)

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