VIDEO: Green Fig Salad Recipe (Green Banana)

Learn how to make green fig (green banana) salad as it’s done in St Lucia, with Caribbean cookbook author Chris De La Rosa. Chris will show you how simple it is to make this tasty green fig salad with slight variations as to how it’s traditionally done in St Lucia.

If you don’t already know, green fig is the name associated with green cooking bananas in the Southern Caribbean.

For making this green fig salad, you’ll need..

5 green cooking Bananas (green fig)
3 scallions
1 cup diced red bell pepper
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 clove garlic
1 cup shredded saltfish (salted cod – prepared)
1 tablespoon parsley
2 sprigs thyme

Additionally you can add 1 small can of peas and carrot, 1 seasoning pepper (pimento) and a bit more mayo if you like it more creamy.

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