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Sautéed Eggplant and Codfish (Jamaican-style)

eggplant and codfish

I called eggplant garden egg. Garden egg cooked together with salt fish (codfish), add tomato, onion and hot pepper.

Garden egg

garden egg


5 medium-size garden egg, washed/peeled/sliced

1 medium-size ripe tomato, sliced

Few slices onion

2 slices hot pepper

A small piece of salt (soak or boil salt fish for 5 minutes to remove excess salt), then skin, debone and flake salt fish.

2 tsp. coconut oil

1 tsp. black pepper

1/8 cup of water

1 tsp. all-purpose


Put a medium-size pot on medium heat, add the oil. Sauté the tomato, onion and hot pepper in hot oil until translucent. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, season the sliced garden egg with black pepper and all-purpose. add to the pot, add the water and salt fish. Cover the pot and simmer until garden egg becomes soft (about 4 minutes)

Add ketchup, stir gently. Cover pot for another 2 minutes more. Remove from heat and serve warm.

garden egg

Best served with cooked dumplings

cooked eggplant


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