Barbados fish cakes
Another popular delicacy is Bajan fish cakes recipe,
which are made with salted cod imported from the maritime
provinces of Canada. The importation of salted fish and
meat goes back to the colonial days when these foods,
which could be stored for months, were seen as a cheap
source of protein.
Fish cakes are the ideal Barbadian party food, this
delicacy is served in rustic rum shops and elegant
cocktail parties alike... but for breakfast two fish cakes
also go well with a salt bread this is call a bread and
As health conscious as everyone is trying to be, a dish of
freshly fried hot fish cakes passed around at a gathering
with some pepper sauce, goes like smoke in the wind. In
fact fish cakes are so popular that many a visitor to the
island have to get the recipe to take with them.
Here is the Bajan Fish Cakes
Bajan Fish Cakes Recipe
- 225g (1/2lb) Salt fish (cod fish)
- 4 Cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 Cup water
- 1 Median hot pepper (chopped)
- 4 Sprigs of scallion (chopped)
- I large onion (chopped)
- 2 teaspoons thyme
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- Salt to taste
- Vegetable oil for frying
Remove salt fish from the bone and Shred. Boiled fish and
drain away the water and let fish cool. Sift flour and
baking powder into a large bowl. Separate boiled fish from
any additional bones and flake into smaller pieces. Add
water to flour mixture and then add finely chopped
seasoning as you go. Add shredded fish to the batter and
Heat vegetable oil over medium flame until haze forms.
Using a tablespoon, drop batter into oil. Fry batter until
golden brown and crispy around the edges. To remove excess
oil place on kitchen towel for a few minute before
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Where you'll find Bajan Fish Cakes on the menu
This traditional delicacy can be found as an
appetizer at most functions, it is also a popular
staple at cake sales and out door eateries across the
island. Many of the local restaurants serve fish cakes
as appetizers, Here is a list of popular
restaurants where you may find them.
Note: You may want to call ahead to make sure it's on
the menu the day you plan to go. From experience the
restaurants mention here are all great options yet
each different from one another.
Here is the list...