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5 from 10 votes

Oildown

Steam breadfruit in coconut milk with (preferably) a salted meat. This is a Caribbean favourite and a one-pot dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Vegetarian or Meat
Cuisine: Creole/ Caribbean
Servings: 4 - 6
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)

Ingredients

  • 3 pimento peppers finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 tbsp chopped chive
  • 4 slices fish
  • 4 tbsp of roucou
  • 1 small/ medium breadfruit peeled and sliced ino 2" pieces
  • 7 green figs bananas, peeled
  • 4 cups coconut milk
  • 3 garlic
  • 1 medium-sized onion
  • 1 bouillon cube optional
  • 1 hot pepper
  • 5 dasheen leaves

Instructions

  • Place the breadfruit into a large pot. Add the rest of the ingredients. Cover pot and reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Cook for about 40 minutes or until breadfruit is tender. Then add the slices of fish to steam over the ingredients until the sauce thickens a little.