Stamp & Go

Saltfish Fritters


Preparation info

  • Makes about


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

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Walkerswood Caribbean Kitchen

Walkerswood Caribbean Kitchen

By Virginia Burke

Published 2001

  • About

Fritters are made about the size of the average jam-jar top. They are served with or without a spicy sauce or dip. With this basic recipe, you can substitute crab or corned beef for the saltfish.


  • 250 g/8 oz dried salt cod, prepared as above (or tinned bacalao, drained)
  • 1 tsp


Drain the cod and remove all bones and skin. Flake the flesh. Heat the annato or cooking oil in a pan and saute the onion. Set aside. Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl. Add the beaten egg, milk or water and melted butter or margarine. Mix together well. Add the onion, 2 tbsp