minced fish

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By Sherard Lewis
from Harkers Island, NC

A recipe that is as old as Harkers Island itself.

serves 4
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For minced fish

  • 2-3 lb
    salted drum or seal mullet
  • 4 md
    potatoes, irish
  • 2 lg
    onions, diced
  • 3 slice
    salt pork
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 qt
    water or to cover

How To Make minced fish

  • 1
    Soak salted fish overnight; changing water several times. Boil fish and flake.
  • 2
    Fry-out fat pork in a cast iron Dutch oven. Peel and wash potatoes and onions; dice. Place in pot with fat pork grease; add water to cover, and salt and pepper. Boil until potatoes are soft. Add 3 cups flaked fish. Cook about 30 minutes or until almost dry. Serve with fried cornbread.