Jamaican Solomon-A-Gundy Recipe

by My-Island-Jamaica.com

Solomon A Gundy

Solomon A Gundy

This is an amazing hor d'oeuvre that is spicy and very filling. This is very popular for mid-afternoon snacks, late night munches and fine accompaniment.


Ingredients



  • 1 lb. Smoked Herring
  • 1/2 dozen pimento (all spice)balls
  • 1/2 cup Vinegar
  • 1 Large Onion (chopped)
  • 1 Scotch Bonnet Pepper or Habernero Pepper
  • 1 Stalk Escallion
  • 1/2 tsp. Thyme
  • 4 tbsp. Oil
  • 1 tsp. Sugar

Procedure



  1. Bring water to boil after which you add the smoked herring to the water, allowing to boil for 15 minutes. This process will remove some of the salt from the fish. Discard the water.

  2. Warm the vinegar with the pimento and sugar on a low fire and stir occasionally to help the sugar dissolve. Do Not Boil.

  3. Remove bones and skin from the herring.

  4. Add the chopped onion, oil, peppers, escellion and thyme to a blender and puree for a minute.

  5. Ensure that he sugar is dissolved into the warm vinegar and then remove the pimento seeds.

  6. Add the fish and vinegar solution to the rest of the ingredients already in the blender and puree for another minute.

  7. Based on the consistency you desire, add more or less time to the puree period.


Serve with Crackers, pita bread or wraps. To add volumne and intricacy to the spicy concoction you can cream cheese or mayonnaise.


Source:OneStopDriva (Jamaica Observer)
Photo: jamaicans.com

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Favourite Jamaican Recipe.

Thanks For Reading!
Like What You Just Read?

Great Articles You Might Have Missed

And Before You Go!

You are welcome to join my special friends list and receive exclusive updates (like this), tips, trivia and stories from lovers of Jamaica! Just enter...

Also connect with My-Island-Jamaica.com on Social Media: 
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

Thank You!

Need Help?

We have a cherry list of top Jamaican companies that might be able to help you. Please click here to see them, our preferred partners and site sponsors.

copyscpe
Top Of Page
Wellesley Gayle

What's New? Click Here And See

New!  I've created a Welcome Audio. Just click the Play button below to listen.

Please subscribe here to get my latest updates.

SEARCH THE SITE



Site Sponsors

jamaica_click_down_here_visit_our_sponsors

Our Preferred Sponsors (below)

(Our Sponsorship Policy)

Luna Sea Inn
Luna Sea Inn Photographers in Jamaica
Wedding Photographers
Jamaican Souvenirs
Best Jamaican Souvenirs Cars For Sale In Jamaica
Cars For Sale

Click Here to Visit Our Sponsors' Page

Did You Miss These?

What's New?

Below is a list of the very latest articles I posted on the site.

Recent Articles

  1. Jamaica Children’s Gospel Song Competition

    May 23, 17 11:48 PM

    The Jamaica Children’s Gospel Song Competition allows children between 6 and 15 years old to express themselves utilizing any genre of music to spread

    Read More

  2. Jamaican Best Free Classifieds Website and Door To Find Right Investors

    May 23, 17 11:32 PM

    Why OOOMS.ORG? There are many Internet Marketplace websites offering free classifieds and service providers. But oooms.org stands out because we also

    Read More

  3. Is it better to build or buy a home in Jamaica?

    May 21, 17 08:15 AM

    QUESTION about: Is it better to build or buy a home in Jamaica We are looking to purchase a modest home in Jamaica. My future husband works in Negril.

    Read More

  4. Memorable Visit To The Cave In The Mountains Of Jamaica

    May 19, 17 04:51 PM

    Hi Wellesley. I hope that this year is going good one for you and your family. I didn't get my photos in on time for the last photo contest, but I thought

    Read More