Thursday, May 1, 2008

Green Fig & Saltfish Pie

  • 2 lbs. green figs
  • 1 lb. saltfish
  • ½ lb cheese
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 sweet peppers
  • 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion sliced
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. bread crumbs
  • Boil the green figs until tender.
  • Peel and crush with fork while still hot and sprinkle with lime juice to prevent darkening.
  • Soak the fish in boiling water to remove most of the salt.
  • Remove the skin and bones; shred fish.
  • Press half of the crushed fig in a greased baking pie dish.
  • Sprinkle ½ of shredded fish on fig.
  • Spread half of sweet peppers (cut into thin strips) onion, tomatoes, cheese and black pepper.
  • Repeat layer - beginning with green fig and ending with grated cheese and black pepper.
  • Top with milk and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  • Bake in an oven at 180° C, for 30-40 minutes or until the cheese has melted and is golden brown.

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