Peppered shrimp is popular in Jamaica, especially in Middle Quarters, ST. Elizabeth. Peppered shrimp is spicy and salt-ish but you can cut back on the spiciness and salt. Jamaican-style peppered shrimp is mouth-watering and easy to prepare
Crab meat lightly seasoned with mild flavours, herbs and spices, serve for dinner with cooked rice or for breakfast with fried dumplings and fried ripe plantain. Jamaicans sometimes eat a big breakfast.
Curried lobster meat Jamaican style ideal with rice
I am using the white Grunt fish. However, you can use any type of fish, whether Trout, Salmon, King fish, even fish fillets. I purchased fish at the seaside and paid extra to get them scraped and gutted.Even so, before cooking them I always do the final cleaning and also wash them in vinegar and water solution (2 tbsp. vinegar mixed with 4 cups of water) or lime and water solution (juice of 1 lime mixed with 4 cups of water), put to drain for about 2 minutes. Cut both sides of each fish (not very deep)
Steamed fish is one of the many different ways fish is prepared in Jamaica. Steamed fish and bammy is a popular Jamaican dish, especially among men.
Jamaican fry fish with vinegar recipe
Sweet and sour fish is not an authentic Jamaican dish. The Chinese who arrived in Jamaica in 1854 introduced their "sweet and sour" dish to the island. It has been infused in the Jamaican cuisine making it fusion
Steamed fish and crackers is a traditional Jamaican one-pot meal mostly prepared on weekends. Red snapper fish is mostly use to cook steam fish and crackers, however, I am using yellow tail grunt fish.