The Cabbage and Saltfish as served at Jamaica Kitchen in Miami, Florida as seen on DDD Nation, special.
Recipe courtesy of Jamaica Kitchen

Cabbage and Saltfish

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings



  1. Combine the salted fish and 6 cups of water in a small pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes. Drain the fish and then rinse it thoroughly with cold water. Break into small pieces and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add the butter, onions, scallions, garlic, tomatoes and 1 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the fish and stir occasionally for 3 minutes. Add the cabbage and 1 cup water, cover and simmer 5 minutes more. Add 2 teaspoons pepper and stir until thoroughly combined. Serve with rice.