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Ackee and Fried Bammies


Ackee and Fried Bammies


1 Can of Ackee or 12 Ackee Pods

1 Small Green Bell Pepper

1 Small Tomato

1 Small Onion

1 Garlic Clove

1 Stalk of Scallion

1 Sprig of Thyme

1 Small Scotch Bonnet Pepper

2 Whole Bammies or 8 Mini Bammies

1 Teaspoon Salt

1 Teaspoon Black Pepper

2 – 4 Pimento Seeds

Directions – Ackee

Boil cleaned Ackee for ten minutes or until Ackee reaches desired texture.

If you are using Ackee from a tin, you should skip the first step.

Drain Ackee and set it aside.

Wash and dice tomato.

Peel and chop onion.

Wash and chop scallion.

Wash and dice bell pepper.

Wash and dice scotch bonnet pepper.

Peel and chop garlic.

Wash sprig of thyme and set aside.

Heat oil in a large saucepan and add tomato, onion, scallion, bell pepper, scotch bonnet pepper and garlic.

Stir together and cook for two minutes or until soft.

Add Ackee and stir together with sauteed seasonings.

Add thyme and pimento seeds.

Add salt and black pepper.

Stir Ackee and other ingredients.

Cover and cook for 3 minutes.

Ackee sans Saltfish

Ackee sans Saltfish

Directions – Fried Bammies

Cut each Bammy into four equal pieces. If you are using mini Bammies, there is no need to cut them.

You should have 8 equal pieces of Bammy or 8 Mini Bammies.

Soak Bammy pieces in salt water or coconut milk. Soak Bammy overnight or for a couple hours before frying. You soak the Bammies to give it flavor and also to ensure it’s not too oily when fried.

Heat enough oil to cover Bammies in a large Dutch Pot or Frying Pot.

Fry Bammies until they are golden brown or until you are able to stick a fork in the center of the Bammy.

Remove Bammies and place on grease paper. If Bammies were soaked properly you will not need grease paper.

Fried Bammies

Fried Bammies

Serve your Ackee and Fried Bammies. This recipe should yield two servings.

Ackee and Fried Bammies Served

Ackee and Fried Bammies

7 comments on “In The Kitchen With Renegade: Ackee and Fried Bammies

  1. ambrosiaomg says:

    Yum!! Haven’t been home long enough to try the first recipe yet.. Hopefully next weekend

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Let me know when you try it.


  2. cyah1983 says:

    YUMMY!🌍I can’t wait to try your cooking! Where’s your restaurant location!😋

    Liked by 1 person

    1. I don’t have my restaurant yet, but my aunt has one in Long Island, New York.


    1. You have good taste. ☺

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Thanks, as many yardies do lol

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