National Food and Drink in Jamaica
Dine Jamaican-style! Jerk chicken, stamp and go, rum punch, ackee with salt cod and Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee are just a few reasons why you should sample this country's tasty cuisine.Filed under:
Jerk chicken and pork are quintessential Jamaican cuisine. Jerk is a style of cooking in which meat is dry-rubbed or wet-marinated with a hot spice mixture called Jamaican jerk spice (allspice and Scotch bonnet peppers). This spice mixture can be applied to fish, shrimp, shellfish, beef, sausage, lamb or tofu.
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