Dumpling and Smoke Herring
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Recipe type: Seafood
Cuisine: Creole, Caribbean
Serves: Serves 3
  • ½ lb smoked herring
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 7 leaves chadon beni, chopped
  • pepper to taste (optional)
  • 2 tbsp. oil (coconut oil)
  1. Boil the dumpling, drain, and set aside. (Note: When the dumpling floats to the surface it is ready. You can double check by cutting one with a knife or edge of a spoon.)
  2. Boil the smoked herring, clean and break into small pieces.
  3. In a medium sized pot, heat the oil over a medium flame and saute the onion, garlic and chadon beni. Add the tomatoes and allow to cook for about 1½ minutes.
  4. Then add the smoked herring and mix thoroughly with the rest of ingredients,and add pepper (optional). To make a little sauce you can add about ½ cup of water and allow to simmer for approx. 2 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with the dumplings.
Recipe by Simply Trini Cooking at https://www.simplytrinicooking.org/dumpling-and-smoke-herring/