A Traditional Caribbean Summer time Salad From My Backyard.


After posting the recipe video for this on the Cooking Channel, I obtained an e-mail from a viewer saying “that’s nothing however saltfish buljol”. Let’s take a look at this remark for a quick minute earlier than we get to the precise recipe. NO Completely NOT!  Sure, there are substances on this recipe which can mimic our beloved saltifsh buljol, however once I assume buljol I need the important thing ingredient or ‘star’ of the present to be salted fish. In a great saltfish buljol the salad itself is constructed across the salted fish, as you need that to shine by means of. In my recipe beneath you’ll discover that the salted fish is just used for added texture and taste.


You’ll Want…

3 medium sized cucumbers
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1/2 lemon
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 birds eye peppers
1/4 cup sliced pink onions
2 cups cherry tomatoes (or any tomato you’ve got)
1/2 cup ready salted cod
pinch recent floor black pepper

Keep in mind to undergo your entire record of substances if doing this recipe in response to a gluten free food plan.

To learn to put together salted fish (like salted cod) to be used, watch this video: How To Prepare Saltfish.

This is really easy you’ll surprise why you’ve by no means made this earlier than. Mainly all you must do is wash, peel and chop the greens. Then assemble in a bowl, high with the olive oil and lemon juice and toss. You’ll discover that I didn’t use any salt because the residual salt from teh saltfish will probably be sufficient to stability issues.


1. Should you’re involved in regards to the uncooked warmth of the peppers, don’t use as a lot as I did and take a look at to not use any seeds. That is the place most of that warmth resides.

2. To make this vegetarian omit the salted fish, however bear in mind so as to add some sea salt (in response to your style).

3. Might be made a pair hours upfront should you’re having company over and want time to give attention to different dishes.

Contemporary substances from my backyard… can’t inform you how a lot I cherished this salad, particularly because it was the reward for my work earlier within the spring. This salad has that true Caribbean vibe and is sufficient for about 6 folks as a starter.

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