Insanely Delicious Jamaican Dishes You Need To Know About

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1. Montego Bay Jerk Chicken

Montego Bay Jerk Chicken

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You’ll never cook chicken any other way. Get the recipe here.


2. Saltfish and Ackee Fritters

Saltfish and Ackee Fritters

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The classic fish & fruit, in fritter form! Recipe here.


3. Fried Plantains

Fried Plantains

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So sweet and delicious, have ‘em for dinner AND dessert. Recipe here.


4. Jamaican Carrot Juice

Jamaican Carrot Juice

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Sweetened with vanilla and condensed milk, this goes above and beyond “juice”. Recipe here.


5. Jamaican Festival

Jamaican Festival

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Like hushpuppies, but better. Recipe here.


6. Jamaican Run Down

Jamaican Run Down

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A hearty stew that proves mackerel is the best fish in the world. Recipe here.


7. Jamaican Patty Pops

Jamaican Patty Pops

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Make this spicy classic meat pie to-go. Recipe here.


8. Curried Goat

Curried Goat

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Goat is actually one of the most popular meats in the world, and for good reason. Get the recipe here.


9. Gizzada


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A flaky tart filled with deliciously toasted coconut, aka your new favorite dessert. Recipe here.


10. Jamaican Oxtail Stew

Jamaican Oxtail Stew

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Oxtail is not nearly as intimidating to prepare as it sounds. Check it out here.


11. Rice & Peas

Rice & Peas

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Or (coconut) rice and (kidney) beans. Watch a video here.


12. Callaloo


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The best way to eat your veggies. Get the recipe here.


13. Roasted and Fried Breadfruit

Roasted and Fried Breadfruit

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A weird-looking fruit that will fill you up. Watch how to do it here.


14. Mannish Water

Mannish Water

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A mildly spicy soup with juicy goat and yummy dumplings. Recipe here.


15. Homemade Ginger Beer

Homemade Ginger Beer

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Just enough spice. Recipe here.


16. Escovitch


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Aka whole fish fried in all the right spices. Recipe here.


17. Bammy


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An easy vegan and paleo flat bread, dipped and fried in coconut milk. Get the recipe.


18. Fish Tea

Fish Tea

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Because this stuff is too awesome to just be “soup”. Recipe here.


19. Blue Drawers

Blue Drawers

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Usually cooked in banana leaves that appeared to take on a bluish hue when cooked, these pockets of sweet pudding are irresistible. Recipe here.


20. Jamaican Hot Pepper Shrimp

Jamaican Hot Pepper Shrimp

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. Recipe here.


21. Stew Peas & Rice

Stew Peas & Rice

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A hearty staple. Learn how to make it here.


22. Stamp and Go

Stamp and Go

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Aka codfish fritters, aka heaven on earth. Get the recipe.


23. Soursop


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Known as a Guanabana in South America, this juice is so refreshing. Recipe here.


24. Sweet Potato Bun

Sweet Potato Bun

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Knock out two Jamaican holiday essentials with one delicious treat: the Christmas pudding meets the Easter bun. Recipe here.


25. Brown Stew Chicken

Brown Stew Chicken

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This slow-cooked dish will fill your kitchen with the most amazing smell. Recipe here.


26. Jamaican Toto

Jamaican Toto

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A crumbly coconut cake that’s paleo and gluten-free! Recipe here.


27. Jamaican Guinness Punch

Jamaican Guinness Punch

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A delicious imitation of Irish Moss, the drink of champions. Recipe here.



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