Spicy Fish Boulettes

Dee Tourville


This is a dish that was introduced to America by African slaves.


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Depends if using for a main dish or appetizer
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 clove
  • 2 small
    habanero pepper, fresh; seeded & chopped
  • 2 small
    sweet onions, roughly chopped
  • 2
    scallions, white and light greenstalks only, roughly chopped
  • 1 bunch
    parsley, stemmed & roughly chopped
  • ·
    salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1
    vegetable bouillon cube
  • 2 lb
    firm, white fish fillets
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
  • ·
    oil for frying

How to Make Spicy Fish Boulettes


  1. In a food processor or blender, blend the first seven ingredients. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Cut fish in cubes and process until smooth. Add to onion mixture with bread crumbs and milk.
  3. Oil your hands and shape into walnut sized balls.
  4. Pour about 1 to 2 inches of oil into a large sauté pan and heat to 175 degrees. Deep fry boulettes in batches until browned and cooked through.
  5. I serve mine with Spicy Lime sauce...yummy!

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About Spicy Fish Boulettes

Course/Dish: Fish Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: African

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