Recipes for Jamaican mealsJamaican food is famous for its tasty, spicy flavours. Below are lots of Jamaican recipes to bring a taste of the island to your home. Many of the recipes include videos for well know Jamaican dishes such as jerk chicken or beef patties. Recipes for other Jamaican favourites such as escoveitched fish and ackee and saltfish are also included.
Jamaican main course recipes
Jerk Chicken Jerk Pork Patties
Curried Goat Stew Peas Curry Chicken
Oxtail Brown Stew Chicken Brown Stew Fish
Curry Shrimp Meatloaf Callaloo Stuffed Baked Fish
Jamaican Breakfast Recipes
Ackee and Saltfish Mackerel Run Down Escoveitched Fish
Saltfish Fritters Callaloo and Codfish Okra and Saltfish
Liver Bully Beef Cornmeal Porridge
Jamaican Soup Recipes
Red Pea Soup Fish Tea Cream of Pumpkin Soup
Chicken Foot Soup Pepperpot Soup
Jamaican Dessert Recipes
Pineapple Upside Down Cake Gizzada
Recipes for Accompaniments to Jamaican DishesNo Jamaican meal would be complete without a delicious side dish. Dumplings, bananas, potatoes and yam go well with Jamaican breakfast dishes, festival and bammy are a perfect accompaniment to fish and rice and peas goes well with any main course. Follow the recipes below to make your Jamaican meal complete.
Rice and Peas Festival Bammy
Fried Plantain Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce Coco Bread
Jamaican food recipesYam, Dumplings, Green Bananas and Irish Potato are collectively known as "food" and make a hearty accompaniment to any Jamaican breakfast.
Green Bananas Irish Potato Dumpling
Roast Breadfruit Fried Breadfruit Yam
IngredientsJamaican recipes often feature ingredients which are not commonly used outside of the Caribbean. Scotch bonnet peppers and ackees are prime examples. Some of the more distinctive ingredients of Jamaican recipes are described below.
Cassava Pimento Scotch Bonnet Pepper
Coconut Coconut Milk
Ackee NB - Ackee is the national fruit of Jamaica, more information about ackee the "Icons" section of the site.
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Rum White Rum Rum Cream
Tonic Wine Beer Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee
Power Punch Coconut Water Sorrel