Ackee and Ham Breakfast

recipe by:
The Best Dressed Chicken
Serves 3-4
  • ½ cup Hamilton's Smokehouse Smoked Picnic Ham (diced)
  • ¼ cup virgin coconut or vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. green scotch bonnet pepper (finely sliced)
  • ¼ tsp pimento seed
  • 1 dozen cooked ackees (or one 19oz canned ackee)
  • 1 tsp salt to taste
  • 2 small tomatoes (chopped)
  • Escallion for garnish (sliced)
  • 1 tsp. black pepper to taste
  • 5 sprigs thyme
Ackee and Ham Breakfast
  • Heat a large skillet. Add oil and heat up.
  • Throw in the onion and sauté until slightly brown.
  • Add garlic, scotch bonnet pepper, and ham and sauté.
  • Fold drained ackees, leave to heat through for 3 minutes.
  • Add tomato.
  • Add skallion
  • Add thyme, salt and black pepper to taste
  • Serve immediately with freshly made crispy fried dumplings/Johnny cakes.
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