1 lb dried saltfish (codfish)
2 cups flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
1 small clove garlic diced
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1 large onion
3 stalks of scallion
2 large tomatoes
¼ scotch bonnet pepper diced
½ cup water for making the batter
Soak the saltfish overnight ash and dry the saltfish.
Use your hands and shred the saltfish finely and set aside in a mixing bowl.
Cut the onions, garlic, scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, and tomatoes into fine pieces. Combine the onions, garlic, scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, and tomatoes.
Saute this seasoning in a frying pan (skillet) using a small amount of oil.
Combine the flour, paprika, baking powder, black pepper and salt and mix. Add the water & saltfish. Mix to make a thin batter. Stir this batter till it is smooth.
Combine the sauteed seasoning with this batter. Mix the batter.
Dip a large spoon in oil and spoon scoop thin batter into frying pan.
Deep fry in a frying pan until brown and crisp on both sides.
Drain on paper towel and serve