Complexity: Easy


  • 5 – 6 boneless smoked herring fillets
  • 1 – 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • ½ scotch bonnet pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 – 3 tbsp oil


  1. Place the herring in a large pot of water and bring to a boil. Let boil for approximately 5 minutes and then drain.
  2. Place in a heatproof bowl. Using a fork, mash the fillets until very flaky. Mash with a fork or potato masher.
  3. Add the onion, garlic, lime juice and hot pepper.
  4. Heat the oil (2 – 3 tbsp) and throw over the herring mixture. Mix well ensuring that everything is well incorporated. Taste and adjust seasoning. Serve with sada roti or fried bake.

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