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Eggplant And Salt Cod

Global.Potpourri's picture
This eggplant and salt cod is one of my faavorite fish combos. I love cod and eggplant and this recipe makes a perfect amalgamation of these two. The cod is cooked with garlic, tabasco and tomato paste along with cooked eggplant and flavored with lime juice. served with rice or breadfruit, this eggplant with salt cod is simply fab!
Ingredients
  Salt cod 2 Pound
  Eggplant 2 Pound, pared and sliced (1 Unit)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed in a garlic press
  Tabasco 5 Drop
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Bouquet garni 1
  Lime juice 1⁄2
  French fried breadfruit/Deep fried plantain 5
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Soak cod in cold water overnight.
The next day, place the fish in a sieve and slowly pour 1 quart boiling water over it.
Bone fish, trim, and remove any skin, then shred and set aside.
Cook eggplant slices in salted water 3 minutes, then drain.
Put oil, garlic, tabasco, and tomato paste into a dutch oven; mix.
Add reserved fish, the eggplant, and bouquet garni.
Cook over medium heat until eggplant falls apart.
Mix in lime juice, salt, and pepper.
Serve hot with breadfruit.
Crab Zoumba: Follow recipe for eggplant and salt cod, substituting 2 pounds crab meat for cod.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Fish

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marcy 's picture
what do you think?