Jamaican Cuisine

With recipes as lively and fun as a steel drum band, Jamaican cuisine features dry-rubbed, or "jerk," meats, as well as rich curries and sweet fruit salsas. Jamacian recipes make great party foods on any occasion.

Jamaican Jerk Rub

Better Homes and Gardens

Ground pepper and spices give this rub a Caribbean kick. Use it on chicken before grilling.

Jamaican Pork Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Until recently, plantains and yucca were produce items found only in Latino markets and American border towns. With the exploding interest in foods of Central and South America, these wonderful starches are in many supermarkets. Pork and vegetables star in this dinner, which is made in a pressure cooker or the stovetop.

Jamaican Jerk Pork Loin

Better Homes and Gardens

Fresh mint and pepper jelly provide the right balance of "cool" and "hot" in this salsa. It's the perfect accent to the jerk-seasoned pork.

Jamaican Country Ribs

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Jamaican Country Ribs

Family Circle

Jerk seasoning, pineapple, and black beans give juicy bone-in pork ribs island flavor. While this dinner simmers in the slow cooker, take some time to lounge in your hammock (or on your couch).

Spicy Jerk Pork with Fried Rice

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 30 mins

Jerk-Seasoned Pork Roast & Polenta

Family Circle

Jamaica meets Italy in this pork entree. The jerk-marinated pork roast is served with sweet-pepper polenta.

Jamaican Beef Patties

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Caribbean-Style Jerk Rub

Midwest Living

Before grilling, apply this sweet-and-spicy seasoning on pork ribs, dark meat portions of chicken and turkey, or boneless duck breast. Grill over indirect heat.

Jamaican Pork and Sweet Potato Stir-Fry

Better Homes and Gardens

This Jamaica-inspired stir-fry recipe features two of the easygoing island's favorite ingredients: pork and sweet potatoes.

Total: 20 mins

Jerk Pork Wraps with Lime Mayo

Diabetic Living

Simmer jerk-rubbed pork shoulder in your slow cooker for the most tender and flavorful taco filling you'll ever taste.

Jamaican Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

Jamaican cooks know how to temper spicy peppers with a hint of sweetness. A little honey and a fresh jalapeno capture the magical Caribbean taste in this appetizer.

Jerk Chicken Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Jerk rubbed grilled chicken, plantains, sweet pepper strips, and avocado are arranged on torn mixed greens then drizzled with a honey-lime dressing for this Southern-style, high-fiber salad recipe.

Apricot Chicken Kabobs

Diabetic Living

Apricot spreadable fruit and jerk seasoning team up to give this chicken skewer recipe a tantalizing zing.

Brats with Mango Relish

Better Homes and Gardens

A mango relish recipe makes this traditional barbecue fare extra special. Invite friends over to sample this new taste sensation.

Total: 20 mins

Jerk Burgers with Mango Salsa

Better Homes and Gardens

Sweet pepper, ginger and mango flavor add a touch of sweetness to these spicy burgers.

Jerk Chicken and Slaw

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 20 mins
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