Jamaican Saltfish Rundown (Rundung)
The sweet taste from the coconut makes this finger licking dish worth a try!
Fresh coconut milk
Saltfish/ salted cod
Pimento berries (allspice)
Scotch bonnet pepper
Seed removed and finely chopped
Wash away the excess salt from the fish and soak the saltfish in cold water overnight.
Pour away the water and place the saltfish in a saucepan with fresh water and boil for 10 minutes.
Pour away the boiled water and wash the fish in cold water to cool it. Remove the fish skin and its bones. Break the saltfish into small pieces of fish flacks. Put aside.
Pour the fresh coconut milk in a saucepan on medium to high heat, and bring to a boil.
Add the bell pepper, onion, garlic, scallions, pimento, thyme and the saltfish flakes.
Cook until the coconut milk reduced to a custard like coconut oil.
Before the saltfish run down is fully cooked, taste the pot to see if you would like more salt.
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