Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 27, 2019: This week, we bring you a rice
dish from the Caribbean that is unlike the widely known rice and peas or peas
and rice. It’s Saltfish and Pumpkin Rice. Here’s how to make it.
2 cups uncooked white rice
½-lb. Cod fish/salt fish
½- lb. diced pumpkin
1 medium onion (chopped)
1 can of coconut milk
2 cups water
Salt (to taste)
A sprig of thyme
2 stalk scallions, chopped
2 -3 tbsp butter or margarine
1 Scotch Bonnet or Habanero Pepper
Soak or boil the Cod fish/salt fish to
remove most of the salt, discarding the water.
Add to a pot along with a can of coconut
milk along with other ingredients – onion, scallion, pepper, butter and
Add additional water to cover the rice.
Bring to a boil and then cook on low heat
and add pumpkin.
Cook until saltfish is cooked and broken
into bits, pumpkin is cooked and rice is cooked through but is loose.
Taste to ensure that the rice is seasoned
well. Serve hot.
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