5 Traditional Jamaican Recipes to Try This Week

Jamaican food is by far one of my favorite cuisines.  The cooking methods and techniques are a mixture of Spanish, African, Indian and Chinese cultures.  The flavors of Jamaican recipes are amazing and should be a part of every foodie’s recipe book. Get inspired and check out these five recipes to have your own Jamaican flavored week!

Ackee and Satfish

For Breakfast, try some Ackee and Saltfish. This dish is made from the local Jamaican fruit, ackee, along with Saltfish (dried and salted cod). This is the national dish of Jamaica and a must try for every foodie.

via Saveur

Jamaican Beef Patty

For Lunch, or a midday snack, try a Jamaican patty, which is a savory and spicy pastry filled with beef

via Serious Eats

Curry Goat

For dinner, you must try some Curry Goat. The dish is slow cooked with Jamaican Spiced Curry, making this dish tender, juicy and flavorful.

via Immaculate Bites

Rice & Peas 

To complete any Jamaican Inspired meal, you need to make some authentic rice and beans.

Via Brooklyn Active Mama

Escovitch Fish

Last but definitely not least, try some Escovitch Fish. Fish prepared escovitch style is seasoned, fried and marinated with a peppery vinegar-based dressing and it’s simply delicious!

via Cook Like a Jamaican
Ash Renee

Ash Renee, is a practicing real estate attorney & broker in NYC. Ash loves exploring the NYC restaurant, fashion and social scene. When Ash is not practicing law or writing on her blog, she can be found immersed in a good book.

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