Salt Fish Cakes


2 tbsp oil

1 cup onions, finely chopped

1 cup flour

1 tsp baking powder

Salt to your taste

1 egg lightly beaten

cup milk

1 tbsp butter, melted

2 tbsp eschalots (finely chopped)

1/2  lb, salted cod fish, cooked and flaked

1 large fresh hot pepper ( finely chopped)


In a heavy frying pan, heat the oil and saute the onions until they are just wilted.

Place flour, baking powder and salt in bowl. Make a well in centre and pour egg, butter and milk. Mix together lightly, then add the onions, eschalot, salted cod fish, salt and pepper.

Stir well. Drop by tablespoon full into hot oil, but do not crowd them in the pan. Cook for about three to four minutes until they are golden brown on both sides.

Remove from pan and drain on absorbent paper. Serve very hot.

3 Responses to Salt Fish Cakes

  1. Beverley September 20, 2014 at 10:20 am

    would love to try your recipes.. please

  2. pattifletcher July 24, 2015 at 3:07 am

    One of the best Barbados dishes of all-we love them

  3. Marc Nelson February 11, 2017 at 9:06 am

    Hi what is the serving size for the recipe?



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