1/2 pound boneless codfish, salted
2 garlic cloves
2 stalks scallion
1/2 hot pepper (scotch bonnet, if possible)
2 tablespoons oil
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons Clabber Girl Baking Powder
oil for frying
Soak salted codfish, preferably overnight. Drain, rinse under cold water, flake the fish; set aside. Chop finely: tomatoes, onions, garlic, scallion and pepper. Saute’ in 2 tablespoons oil Drain off oil and cool. Add seasoning to raw codfish; set aside. Add Clabber Girl Baking Powder to flour. Add codfish to flour. Add enough water to make a medium batter.
Fry by tablespoons in about 1/2 inch of oil or deep fry until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.
Yields: 24 servings