Flying Fish Pie Recipe

Below are the method, steps, and ingredients for making Flying Fish Pie found in Barbados.


  • 6 – 8 Flying fish
  • 2 Tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 Onions, sliced
  • 2 Hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • Brown gravy
  • 1 Beaten egg
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Fluffed English or sweet potato or yam


Flying fish is a fish found in the Caribbean waters. It’s rather like a herring.

  1. Scale, bone, and fillet the fish, season down between the flesh with minced onion, hot pepper, salt and pepper, and parsley.
  2. Dip in egg and breadcrumbs and fry quickly on both sides till cooked; do not over fry.
  3. Grease a casserole or open dish; arrange half of the fish in this, followed by a layer of an onion, tomato, and hard-boiled egg.
  4. Repeat another layer of everything.
  5. Make a brown gravy and pour over this.
  6. Top with fluffed potato.
  7. Bake in oven 350º-400º for 30 – 40 minutes.
  8. Serves 5 – 6.

View a short video on YouTube about the Flying Fish: https://youtu.be/szuchBiLrEM




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