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Haitian White Fish Calalou

Ingredients

2 oz salt pork, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
3 slices bacon, choped
3/4 lb white fish fillets, cut into 1 inch pieces
1/2 cup ap flour
1 cup sliced okra
1/2 lb Callalo or Swiss chard, coarsely chopped
2 tsp fresh thyme
1 bay leaf
kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
6 cups chicken stock

Directions:

  • In a large saute pan add the salt pork and bacon and fry until crisp. Remove from the pan.
  • Dust the fish with the flour, then saute in the fat remaining in the pan until golden on both sides.
  • Transfer the fish with any fat and any bits of salt pork to a large heavy sauce pan.
  • Add the okra, greens, thyme, bay leaf, stock, salt and pepper and simmer gently for about 1/2 hour.
  • Sprinkle with the crumbled bacon and salt pork.

Servings

6

Prep

15 min

Cook

40 min

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Skill Level

Easy