Also known as Tie-A-Leaf and Blue Drawers, Jamaican Dukunnu is a popular dessert that is enjoyed year-round on the island.
Here’s how you can make it in the comfort of your own home!
PREP TIME: 45 minutes
YIELD: 4 Servings
- 2 dozen ackees
- ½ lb saltfish
- 2 small onions, sliced
- 1 stalk scallion, chopped
- ¼ lb bacon strip
- ½ tsp. black pepper
- 3 cooking tomatoes, diced
- 1 tbsp. oil
- 1 clove of garlic
- scotch bonnet pepper, to taste
- Scald saltfish in boiling water to remove excess salt.
- Remove skin, flake and set aside
- Prepare ackees by removing seeds and inner pink lining.
- Place ackees in boiling salted water and cook for approximately 10 minutes or until tender. Drain.
- Fry bacon strips in oil until crisp. Add chopped tomatoes, escallion, onion,
- garlic, scotch bonnet pepper and sauté.
- Add flaked saltfish and then ackee.
- Mix together and sprinkle with a touch of black pepper.
- Serve hot.
Serve and enjoy!