15 Recipes with Jamaican Influences That You Need to Try Out ASAP

Fried Plantains

There’s no other place out there that speaks volumes about one love more than Jamaica, especially with their motto, which is “Out of many, one people.” It is because of such a mentality that you can easily fall in love with their free-spirited culture. However, you can also say the same with their food. You really don’t have to go all the way to the island just to get a chance to taste their finest cuisines, though. As a matter of fact, you can create some of them for yourself right in your very homes. Check out these dishes, along with the recipes on the links, to truly know what one love is all about.

Plantains are essentially deep fried bananas. Simple in concept, but brilliant in execution, it is quite sweet. With succeeding bites, you’ll definitely grow an addiction to them. What’s even better is that you can have these either as a main course for dinner, or a dessert meal.

Saltfish and Ackee Fritters

Whoever thought that mixing fruit and fish would be a good combination? Jamaica did, and it worked out perfectly. Salt fish pounded and mashed along with Ackee creates a mixture of flavors that are truly out of this world. Deep fry those mashed balls and you’ve got something to keep your taste buds preoccupied throughout the day.