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Dumpling and Smoke Herring

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Caribbean, creole
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • ½ lb smoked herring
  • 3 to matoes chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 7 leaves chadon beni chopped
  • pepper to taste optional
  • 2 tbsp. oil coconut oil


  • Boil the dumpling, drain, and set aside. (Note: When the dumpling floats to the surface it is ready. You can double check by cutting one with a knife or edge of a spoon.)
  • Boil the smoked herring, clean and break into small pieces.
  • In a medium sized pot, heat the oil over a medium flame and saute the onion, garlic and chadon beni. Add the tomatoes and allow to cook for about 1 ½ minutes.
  • Then add the smoked herring and mix thoroughly with the rest of ingredients,and add pepper (optional). To make a little sauce you can add about ½ cup of water and allow to simmer for approx. 2 minutes.
  • Serve hot with the dumplings.