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Jamaican Style cod and Onions

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Codfish and onion is another great Jamaican breakfast recipe.
  Salted dry codfish 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1
  Tomato 1
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Self rising flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Soak the salted dry codfish in hot water to remove salt and make it soft.

Chop onions and drizzle some vinegar over it.

Melt some butter in a pot, add chopped onions, tomatoes , scallion, thyme and anything else that you like.

By the time onions and other goodies are ready, codfish will be ready.

Remove the codfish from water and shred it.

Add the shredded codfish to the onions and let it simmer. Put the lid on.

While the cod fish simmers, prepare Johnny cakes.

Prepare a dough with self raising flour and buttermilk.

Shape the dough into small johnny cake.

Put a couple of crushed garlic in heated oil and then put in the Johnny cakes.

Turn them often and make sure they are brown on both sides.

Enjoy codfish and onions with Johnny cakes.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Cod, Fish
If you are looking for a real crowd-pleasing breakfast recipe, your search ends here. This all-time Jamaican favorite breakfast recipe is not only palate-pleasing, but also packs in goodness of Omega-3 fatty acids, rendering this breakfast dish as an extremely healthy one. Just go for it!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 829 Calories from Fat 525

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 59 g91.4%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g40.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 95 mg31.7%

Sodium 4690.9 mg195.5%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 2 g7.9%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 44 g87.5%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 14.2%

Calcium 24.6% Iron 15.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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