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Bake and Shark

Prep Time3 hrs 40 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 4 - 5
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)

Ingredients

  • FOR BAKE:
  • 2 cups flour all purpose
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. yeast
  • ½ tbsp. brown sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • Oil for frying
  • FOR SHARK:
  • 1 lb shark
  • 3 tbsp green seasoning*
  • 3 lemons or 4 limes
  • 1 egg for egg wash
  • flour to flour shark
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying
  • [* If you don't have green seasoning use 1 chive 10 leaves chadon beni, 2 seasoning pepper, 1 small onion, 2 cloves garlic and 3 leaves big leaf thyme.]

Instructions

  • Squeeze about 3 lemons in some water and leave the shark to soak for about 3 hours. Wash the shark in clean water. Season with the green seasoning and salt.
  • Dip the seasoned shark in the egg wash, then in some flour. Deep fry the shark until golden brown and drain on paper.
  • Mix the ingredients for the bake and leave to rest for 30 minutes. Separate into balls about three inches in diameter.
  • Then flatten out to about ¼ of an inch thick. You can vary the size according to how large or small you want your fry bake to come out.
  • Fry on both sides until golden brown. Drain on paper. Assemble using fresh tomatoes, lettuce and your favourite condiments.