Saltfish and Butter Beans (Baked Beans) Recipe (Jamaica)




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Saltfish and Butter Beans (Baked Beans) Recipe

Published Feb 21, 2011
Saltfish and Butter Beans Jamaican Recipe-2


  • ¼   Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 1 small green bell pepper3 small red tomatoes1 large onion
  • 2 sprig tyme
  • ½  grams salted fish
  • 2 cans  butter beans
  • 2 cloves garlic (or 1 tsp. garlic powder)
  • 3 tablespoons. ketchup


  • Debone and Soak saltfish in water to remove some of the salt or boil in water for 5-7 minutes
  • Use your hands and shred (flake) the saltfish finely and set aside in a mixing bowl.
  • Cut the sweet peppers in strips
  • Cut the onion in slices onion
  • Cut the tomatoes in quarters
  • Put the vegetable oil in a frying pan and heat
  • Saute sweet pepper, tomatoes and onion
  • Add the saltfish and stir
  • Add garlic (garlic powder),  butter beans and tomato ketchup
  • Let Simmer for 5 minutes before removing from the fire.
  • Serve with Fried Dumpling or Festival
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6 comment(s) on this page. Add your own comment below.

Samantha Lee-bond
Feb 21, 2011 3:14pm [ 1 ]

Hello your reciepe is very tasty and nice from Samantha

Rita Rowe
Feb 27, 2011 1:03pm [ 2 ]

Receipe looks good. Will certainly try it

Hyacinth Harrison
Mar 4, 2011 6:36pm [ 3 ]

If you have not tried this, please do. It is so delicious and good with boiled dumplings too.

Mar 11, 2011 8:21am [ 4 ]

this is very delicious ive tried the recipe nnd totally enjoyed it

L lyn-Cook
Apr 7, 2011 1:27pm [ 5 ]

1/2 gram of salted fish seems like a tiny amont of fish
May 24, 2011 7:51pm [ 6 ]

intrested in jamaican foods

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