Yam and Smoke Herring

Yam and Smoke Herring

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 4
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 1 lb yam
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 to matoes
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/2 lb smoke herring
  • 1 sprig chive
  • 4 leaves chadon beni


  • Boil the yam and set aside. Use an ice pick or knife to test when done.
  • Cut up the onion and garlic. Dice the tomatoes. Boil and drain the smoked herring. Break up the smoked herring into smaller pieces. Be careful of some of the bones.
  • Sauté the onion garlic, chadon beni and chive in the oil for about 1 minute. Add the tomatoes and sauté for another minute. Then add the smoked herring. Mix the ingredients and allow to cook for another 3 minutes.
  • Serve over the boiled yam. Note: Add other side to serve with this meal. Example: Callaloo, cooked beans, etc.


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