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Below are just a few West Indian recipes for you to try. We hope you enjoy them. Donít forget to take a look at the Main page which gives lots of information about West Indian food, the West Indian Speciality Dish and the West Indian Featured Ingredient sections.


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Key:-   Veg = Vegetarian     HT = Hot      CD = Cold      SP = Soup      HD = Starter      MC = Main Course  ACC = Accompaniment      DP = Dessert/Pudding     CBF = Cakes/Baked Fayre


Caribbean Starters and Soup Recipes

Havana Avocados    Veg  CD  West Indian   15mins

Coconut Prawns      HT  HD  West Indian   30mins plus marinating

Escovitch  (fish)    CD  HD  West Indian  30mins plus cooling time

Pumpkin Soup       HT  SP  Caribbean   40mins

Stamp and Go   (saltfish cakes)     HT  HD  West Indian   50mins plus soaking

Sweet Potato and Fish Chowder    HT  SP  West Indian  55mins

Bajan Callaloo    HT  SP  West Indian  75mins


Caribbean  Main Course Recipes

Fish and Vegetarian

Caribbean Spicy Grilled Tuna    HT  MC  W  Indian 15mins

Fried Red Snapper     HT  MC  West Indian   25mins

Curried Channa     Veg   HT  ACC  West Indian   30mins

Martinique Blaff       HT  MC  West Indian  30mins plus marinating

Gingered Tout with Mango    HT  MC  West Indian   40mins

Jamaican Ackee and Saltfish     HT  MC  West Indian  40mins plus soaking

Pumpkin Curry     Veg   HT  MC  West Indian   55mins

Nassau Lobster Casserole     HT  MC  West Indian   80mins

Green Fig and Saltfish Pie     HT  MC  West Indian   85mins plus soaking


Beef, Lamb, Offal, Pork

Caribbean Spicy Meat Loaf     HT  MC  West Indian   60mins

Scalloped Ham with Yam    HT  MC  West Indian   85mins

Bajan Pork Roast      HT  MC  West Indian   100mins

Lamb Lentil Curry   HT  MC  West Indian  100mins

Rice and Peas with Beef      HT  MC  West Indian   100mins

Caribbean Carbonade of Lamb HT MC Caribbean 120mins


Poultry & Game

Jerk Chicken    HT  BBQ   MC  West Indian   30mins plus marination  

Caribbean Grilled Chicken    HT   MC   West Indian   35mins plus marinating

Cuban Style Chicken      HT   MC   West Indian   55mins

Jamaican Chicken Stew     HT   MC   West Indian   60mins   New!  December  2002

Sweet Chicken Stew    HT   MC   West Indian   85mins plus marinating



Caribbean Accompaniments, Rubs and Seasonings Recipes

Jamaican Jerk Marinade   Veg  HT  CD  ACC  West Indian   5mins

Jerk Rub    Veg  CD  ACC  West Indian   5mins

Fried Plantains     Veg  HT  ACC  West Indian   15mins

Caramelised Plantain    Veg  HT  ACC  West Indian  20mins

Curried Channa     Veg  HT  ACC  West Indian   30mins

Bajan Cou Cou     Veg  HT  ACC  West Indian   40mins

Dominican Mashed Plantains   Veg  HT  ACC  West Indian  40mins

Sweet Potato Fry    Veg  HT  ACC  West Indian   40mins

Rice and Peas  -  4  Recipes 

Roti        Veg  HT  CD  ACC CBF  West Indian   60mins plus resting

Aubergine in Coconut Cream    Veg  HT  ACC  West Indian   65mins

Bajan Beans   Veg  HT  ACC  West Indian   75mins

Dhalpuri Roti     Veg  HT  CD  ACC  CBF  West Indian   80mins plus soaking     June 2003


Caribbean Desserts and Cake Recipes

Banana Fritters    Veg  HT  DP  West Indian   30mins

Coconut Drops     Veg  CD  CBF  West Indian   40mins

Molasses Cake     Veg  CD  CBF  West Indian   60mins

Roti       Veg  HT  CD  ACC  CBF  West Indian   60mins plus resting

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