1/2 lb. red (pickled) herring
1 large tomato (chopped)
1/2 scotch bonnet pepper (chopped)
1 small onion (chopped)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoon ketchup (optional)
1-2 tablespoon cooking oil
Soak the red herring in some warm water for ten minutes, discharge water, then remove the head and skin and some of the bones. Pick-up (flake) herring with hands to make it look like mine in the picture.
Heat oil in a sauce pan and add onion, tomato, and hot pepper. Sprinkle with black pepper. Stir and add ketchup (optional) cover and allow to simmer for one minute before removing from heat
Serve with dumplings, yam,cooked ripe plantain and cooked green bananas.