Ackee and Saltfish

  • prep: 12 hr
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 12 hr 40 min
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  • Summary

    Ackee and Saltfish, a delicious dish from Jamaica usually served as breakfast or dinner alongside breadfruit, hard dough bread,dumplings, fried plantain, or boiled green bananas.

    Ingredients

    • 12 ounces
    • 1 can ackee, rinsed and drained
    • 2 tablespoon of Olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon dried thyme (or a few sprigs of fresh thyme)
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 1 tomato, chopped or use one small tinned tomato
    • 1/2 red and 1/2 green bell pepper deseeded, and chopped
    • 1/4 Scotch bonnet or 1/2 chilli, stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped or 1/8 teaspoon of chilli powder
    • 1 scallion thinly sliced, white part only
    • A few drops of fresh squeezed lemon juice (optional, my version)
    • ground black pepper, to taste
    • 4-6 rashes, optional

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 405 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 20 g 31.4%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 17.28%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 7 mg 2.44%
    • Sodium: 666 mg 27.76%
    • Calcium: 270 mg 26.96%
    • Potassium: 710 mg 20.28%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.07%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 54 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 43.98%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 7.27%
    • Vitamin C 75.25%
    • Vitamin D 0.15%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables5
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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