Categories Archives: Main Dishes

 

Onion Shrimp and Yam

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May 13, 2017

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Onion Shrimp and Yam This is a fabulous combination! Use any white yam variety like St. Vincent or Sweet. Yam provides complex carbohydrates that breaks down slowly and so is healthier than processed carbs.   Ingredients 1 lb /450 g Shrimp (headless) Salt 1 Scotch Bonnet Pepper (thinly sliced) 1 large onion (thinly sliced) 2 […]
 

SALTFISH AND CHICKEN RICE

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January 7, 2016

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METHOD: Rinse fish under cold running water and soak covered in water for 4 to 5 hours. Then remove any skin and bones, and flake. Slice chicken and sprinkle lightly with salt. In large pot, heat cooking oil. Sauté onion, garlic, pepper, tomato, scallion and thyme till soft. Add chicken and cook till opaque. Add […]
 

RASTA PASTA

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December 20, 2015

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This dish gets it’s name because it incorporates the three colours of Rastafarianism- yellow represented by ackee , green by callaloo and red by fresh tomatoes. METHOD: Choose any shape pasta desired. In large pot, boil about 2 quarts water with 2 tsps. of salt. Add pasta and stir occasionally until pasta is just cooked. […]
 

SALMON IN BUTTER LEMON SAUCE

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December 1, 2015

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METHOD: Cut salmon fillets in so that you you end up with four pieces. Sprinkle with salt and white pepper. In a large skillet, over medium heat, melt the butter and add cooking oil. If fillets still have the skin, place flesh side down in hot butter mixture. When lightly browned, turn pieces over. Cut […]
 

JERKED LOIN OF PORK

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December 1, 2015

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Jamaicans call the heady little black seeds from the Pimenta dioica tree “pimento” : these seeds are otherwise called “allspice”. Whatever they are called, they are reminiscent of a combination of cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon. METHOD: Juice the ginger either on a grater and then combining with ½ cup of water or by whirling in […]