Jamaica Steamed Shrimp with Okra Recipe

Steamed Shrimp with Okra is a quick tasty recipe that is easy to make. Ingredients 1 lb Shrimp peeled and deveinedSalt & Pepper to taste1 pack grace fish tea (soup mix) or any fish seasoning2 cups okra (sliced)2 cups water½ cup coconut milk½ small Onion (julienne)1 Scotch Bonnet pepper3 sprig thyme2 stalk escallion1 medium carrot2 … Continue reading Jamaica Steamed Shrimp with Okra Recipe

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Jamaica Spicy Curried Shrimp

Jamaica Spicy Curried Shrimp Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 small onion, finely diced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tsp ginger, chopped ½ scotch bonnet pepper, chopped 2 tbsp curry powder 1 lb jumbo raw Shrimp, peeled, deveined 1 stalk scallion 2 sprig thyme salt and pepper to taste ½ cup of coconut milk 1 … Continue reading Jamaica Spicy Curried Shrimp

Jamaican Escovitch Fish Recipe

This is a Jamaican variation on crevice, a dish popular in the Latin American countries. Here, the recipe has been given a distinct island twist! Red snapper, porgies, mullet, king fish, and other firm-bodied fish can be used successfully in this spicy recipe. INGREDIENTS  5 whole small/medium sized Snappers, Grunt, Parrot or Goat Fish cleaned, … Continue reading Jamaican Escovitch Fish Recipe

Jamaican Salt Mackerel Recipe / Pickled Mackerel

A favorite in Jamaica and throughout the Caribbean, some call it “pick up mackerel” because the fish is torn into small pieces after bones have been removed – perfect for “picking up” with your fingers.  The mackerel is “soaked” or boiled to reduce the salt, then cooked with onions, hot peppers, and ketchup which gives … Continue reading Jamaican Salt Mackerel Recipe / Pickled Mackerel

Johnny Cakes – Fried Dumpling

A favorite in Jamaica and throughout the Caribbean, the dish is called “pick up” because the salt cod used in the dish is torn into small pieces after the bones have been removed – perfect for “picking up” with your fingers. Frying the fish pieces with onions, hot peppers, and ketchup gives just the right … Continue reading Johnny Cakes – Fried Dumpling

Jamaican Beef Soup Recipe

The Jamaican Beef Soup is a favorite in Jamaica for Saturday soup. It is a hearty soup dish that features beef, carrots, turnips, pumpkin, cho cho (chayote squash), and yam. Often served with with flour dumplings. INGREDIENTS : 2 qt. water 1 lb. soup bones or stewing steak 1/2 lb. carrots, cubed 1/4 lb. turnips, … Continue reading Jamaican Beef Soup Recipe