Jamaican Saltfish Fritters with Reggae Soul Cafe

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>> LISA: WE LOVE ONE OR NEXT GUEST IS HERE AND SHE TAKES US TO AN ISLAND FAR AWAY.

>> JIMMY: TO TODAY WERE MAKING JAMAICAN SALTFISH FRITTERS.

WHAT ARE WE DOING HERE? YOU'VE GOT SOMETHING LINED UP FOR ME.

YOU'RE GOING TO PUT THIS IN THE BOWL FOR ME.

>> JIMMY: WHAT ARE WE MAKING? ARE WE MAKING A BATTER? >> YES.

>> JIMMY: ALL OF THIS? >> YES.

AND THERE YOU HAVE YOUR WATER.

>> JIMMY: OKAY.

>> THAT'S TWO CUPS OF WATER.

>> LISA: TWO CUPS OF FLOUR AND TWO CUPS OF WATER.

>> IN HERE WE'VE GOT SCALLIONS.

>> LISA: OKAY.

>> LISA: THIS WILL HAVE A LITTLE KICK TO IT.

>> THIS IS FRESH PEPPER.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO PUT ALL OF THIS IF YOU DON'T LIKE TO EAT.

HER.

IMMY: YOU'LL HAVE TO ASK JIMMY, NOT ME.

I UNDERSTAND I HEARD THESE ARE HOT.

>> WE HAVE CHOPPED TOMATOES AND THIS IS OUR FISH.

>> JIMMY: WHAT IS THIS? >> RED PEPPER.

YOU CAN ADD THIS IF YOU WANT.

>> LISA: DO HAVE TO BE CAREFUL IN STORING THAT? YOU WANT TO FOLDED.

>> JIMMY: I AM GLAD YOU SAID THAT.

>> STIRRED UP A LITTLE BIT.

YOU MIGHT NEED A LITTLE BIT MORE WATER.

JUST STIRRED UP.

>> JIMMY: IT'S OKAY IF I BREAK.

>> NO.

>> JIMMY: YOU MAKE IT SOUND LIKE I'M PRETENDING.

I GET WHAT YOU'RE SAYING.

>> YOU CAN MIX IT UP.

>> JIMMY: I'LL THROW IT ALL ACROSS THE STUDIO HERE.

>> LISA: WE HAD THREE CUPS OF WATER BUT IT'S ONE THING YOU HAVE TO KEEP AN EYE ON.

>> JIMMY: WE NEED MORE WATER? >> JUST A LITTLE BIT MORE.

THERE YOU GO.

MIX IT UP NOW.

>> JIMMY: WERE NOT WORRIED ABOUT.

>> LISA: I GUESS I WAS.

>> AND THEN YOU'RE GONNA HAVE >> JIMMY: OH YEAH.

AND WE HAVE OVER HERE YOU'RE GONNA DROP IT OVER HERE IN A SPOON.

>> JIMMY: I WAS THINKING FOR SOME REASON THAT I WANTED IT THICK.

>> THE REAL JAMAICAN, YOU DON'T >> LISA: IT'S ALMOST LIKE PATTIES.

>> IT'S ALMOST LIKE A BATTER.

YOU MIX IT UP LIKE THAT.

>> JIMMY: I'M SORRY I'M SLOW.

I DIDN'T HAVE THE FLOUR MIXED AND WELL.

>> LISA: THAT'S OKAY.

>> JIMMY: COULD USE A PERFECT.

>> LISA: WE HAD OIL IN HERE.

>> HERE'S YOUR GONNA DROP IT IN.

>> LISA: OKAY.

>> LISA: CAN YOU DO THE FIRST ONE SO I CAN SEE HOW YOU DO IT? >> THERE YOU GO.

>> LISA: OKAY.

I CAN DO THAT.

I CAN DO THAT WITHOUT SPLATTERING A BURNING.

>> JIMMY: I WOULD'VE POURED THE WHOLE BOWL AND.

>> LIKE A CODFISH.

IT'S VERY SALTY AND IF YOU COOK IT YOU CAN BOIL IT AND MAKE SURE THAT THE SALT COME OUT OF IT.

WHEN YOU'RE MAKING THE BUTTER, YOU CAN JUST LEAVE A LITTLE BIT I DON'T ADD SALT HERE BECAUSE I LEAVE A LITTLE SALT IN THE SALT FISH.

>> JIMMY: OKAY.

YOU ALSO SAID THIS IS CALLED STOP AND GO? >> WE CALL IT STOP AND GO IN JAMAICA BECAUSE IT'S LIKE A QUICK FIX.

>> LISA: GRAB AND GO.

WE LIKE THAT.

THIS WOULD MAKE A GREAT DINNER ON A BUSY NIGHT WHEN YOU HAVE SOCCER PRACTICE AND STUFF.

>> YES.

IF YOU WANT TO DO EVENTS AND PARTIES AND BRUNCHES, YOU CAN HAVE THIS.

DO WE HAVE TO TURN IT OVER AT SOME POINT? >> YES.

YOU WAIT FOR ABOUT 3 TO 4 MINUTES AND THEN YOU TURN IT OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE AND FRY IT.

>> LISA: OKAY.

ALL RIGHT.

I WANT TO TALK ABOUT THE PEPPERS THAT YOU PUT IN THERE.

I TRIED TO GET JIMMY TO TASTE ONE.

>> JIMMY: SHE WAS WANTING ME TO BUY ONE OF THESE THINGS.

>> LISA: YOU LIKE SPICY STUFF.

>> WE HAD THE SPECIAL PEPPER, A LITTLE BLACK PEPPER TOMATOES ONIONS AND SCALLIONS.

>> LISA: CAN YOU CHANGE IT UP A LITTLE BIT? MAKE IT MORE SPICY OR THINGS LIKE THAT? >> YES.

IF YOU WANTED TO MAKE IT SPICE.

R YOU PUT A LITTLE.

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