This smoked herring recipe goes well with a sandwich made with bread, fried or roasted bake, or with boiled provisions.
Estimated preparation time: 10 minutes
Estimated cook time: 30 minutes
1 pound smoked herring fillets
1 large onion
1 large tomato
2 cloves garlic
¼ sweet pepper
2 pimento peppers
½ scotch bonnet peppers (optional)
2 tablespoons olive oil
Directions for smoked herring
Boil the smoked herring fillets for 10 minutes.
Clean and remove as many bones as possible, especially the larger ones.
Shred the smoked herring fillets into smaller pieces.
Dice up the onion, tomato, garlic and peppers.
Combine the prepared herring with the fresh onion, tomato, garlic and peppers.
Add the oil and mix thoroughly.
Heat oil over medium fire and fry the onion, tomato, garlic and peppers for 1 minute.
Stir in the prepared herring and let sauté for 3 minutes.
Serve Smoked Herring with sada roti, fried bake, coconut bake, roasted bake, pita bread or dumplings and provisions.
August 2017 www.sweettntmagazine.com
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3 cups flour
2⁄3 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
1 dried coconut (grated)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 ounce butter or 1 ounce margarine
Method for coconut bake
In a bowl, sift together the flour, salt and baking powder.
Add the butter, then stir in the sugar and grated coconut.
Add water and mix into a firm dough.
Next, turn the dough out on to a floured board, knead lightly, shape into a ball and leave covered for 15 to 20 minutes.
Press in the centre and using a rolling pin, roll into a circular shape to desired thickness.
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Put on a flat, greased baking sheet and bake for 20 to 30 minutes until brown.
Remove from the oven and cut into desired shape 2 to 3 inches wide.
Serve hot, then arranged on a flat dish.
You can make mini coconut bakes instead of a large one using this same recipe. From start to finish it should take approximately 45 minutes.