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Ackee Scramble

Tasty Team

Under 30 minutes

Under 30 minutes


for 2 servings

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 leek, sliced into thin half moons
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 cup ackee (160 g), drained
  • 1 tablespoon garlic puree
  • ½ red chilli
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • fresh parsley, for garnish
  • spring onion, for onion garnish
  • hot pepper sauce, to serve, if you like spice

Nutrition Info

    Calories 197
    Fat 14g
    Carbs 16g
    Fiber 2g
    Sugar 6g
    Protein 2g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Saute leek in butter for 8-10 mins until caramelised
  2. Add pepper and cook for 4 mins until soft and Add chilli & garlic, season with salt & pepper
  3. Add the ackee and cook for a couple of minutes until warmed through, being careful not to break it up too much
  4. Pop a lid on to keep warm whilst you make the fried bread
  5. Butter bread on both sides and pop into a pan over a medium-low heat with a splash of olive oil.
  6. Cook on medium-low until golden brown, flip and cook the other side.
  7. Top bread with the scramble, garnish with parsley and spring onion, and a splash of hot sauce, if desired.

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