Saltfish Accra

Saltfish Accra

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Caribbean, creole
Servings: 13 - 18
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 2 cups flour sifted
  • 2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. brown sugar
  • ½ lb. salt fish boiled and flaked
  • 1 tsp. parsley
  • 1 tsp. celery finely chopped
  • 1 bundle chive finely chopped
  • 1 small onion grated
  • 2 cloves garlic grated
  • 2 sprigs thyme finely chopped
  • Oil for frying
  • Water
  • Hot pepper and salt to taste optional


  • Combine the flour, baking powder, onion, garlic, the rest of the seasonings, and the saltfish.
  • Pour some water at a time and mix the ingredients until a soft batter is made.
  • Dip a tablespoon in a bowl of water before dipping it in the batter. Drop tablespoons of the batter into hot oil.
  • Fry until slightly golden. Remove and drain on a paper towel.


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