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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Steamed Cabbage and Saltfish

Many People usually cook Saltfish with either Ackee or Callaloo, however Saltfish can go with any vegetable or even by itself. I love saltfish (or Codfish) very much. Here is a recipe I found on I hope you enjoy.


  • 1 medium cabbage
  • 1/2 lb. Saltfish (codfish)
  • 2 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper (cut up and add for spicy)
  • 2 sprig tyme
  • 1 crushed garlic or 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 or 3 small slices of a sweet green pepper.
  • 1 medium chopped onion or 2 table spoon onion powder
  • black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Wash cabbage
  2. Cut up/slice cabbage leaves in pieces.
  3. Soak saltfish in water to remove some of the salt or boil. in water for 5-7 minutes
  4. Cut or pick up the saltfish to make small pieces.
  5. Sauté saltfish, onion, garlic, pepper, tyme in margarine.
  6. Add cut up cabbage water and stir.
  7. Cover saucepan and cook cabbage are tender.
  8. Add whole scotch bonnet pepper
  9. Sprinkle with pepper and salt.
  10. Simmer then serve with avocado pear.

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