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Oven braised spicy pork ribs

These oven braised spicy pork ribs are slowly cooked on a low heat in the oven giving you an amazing spicy and sticky, spicy pork rib which is ideal for 4 as a starter.

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Chicken Main course US/Caribbean

Cajun turkey burgers

This recipe for Cajun turkey burgers will work just as well with chicken or beef.  I like using turkey because it’s low in fat and tends to have more flavour than chcken (in my opinion!)

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Main course Pork US/Caribbean

Rum glazed pork chops with sweet potato

You can use pork chops for this but I find that steaks are better if you can get them.  This is a Caribbean style of recipe hence the addition of rum and allspice

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Chicken Main course US/Caribbean

Southern fried chicken burgers

Southern fried chicken burgers tend to summon up an image of unhealthy American fast food but it doesn’t need to be.  These are finished in the oven and require only a small amount of oil for cooking.

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Main course US/Caribbean

Aidan’s Rasta Reggae Pizza

Method: Roll out the dough into the shape of a face spead on the levi roots jerk sauce use the peppers for eyebrows and dreads chicken for eyes ears and mouth cover in the cheese bake in the hot oven for 8 mins ………….we jammin

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Chicken Fish Main course Rice US/Caribbean

Jambalaya

Heat oil in ovenproof pan with a lid. Add sauasage and fry until browned and the oil has taken the colour of the sausage. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add onion, green pepper, garlic and celery to the pan and fry for a few minutes on a high heat. Cover, turn down […]

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Chicken Main course US/Caribbean

Brown Stew Chicken

First off marinade the chicken in the onion, pepper, chilli and ginger ….for about an hour or longer.  Scrape off the marinade and fry off the chicken so it gets really brown. Remove the chicken from the pan, drain off some of the fat, then add the onion, pepper, chilli, garlic & thyme and fry […]

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Main course Pork Rice US/Caribbean

Arroz Con Gandule

Ingredients: 2 or 3 slices of bacon 1/2 onion chopped 1/2 green pepper 1 clove of garlic 1/2 cup tomato puree 3 cups water 2 cups rice (american long grain) 2 tbls Smoked paprika Some hot pepper sauce – Miss Anna’s or similar Method: Here’s another offering from sunny St Croix. Now although it might […]

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Soups Starters US/Caribbean Vegetarian

Black bean soup

Ingredients: 1 Onion 1 Carrot 2 Cloves of garlic, crushed 1 Chilli, chopped 2 Tsp Cumin powder 1 Can Chopped tomatoes 2 Cans Black beans 500ml Chicken/vegetable stock Olive oil (a few tablespoons) Method: Add the oil to a pan and set to a medium heat. Add the chopped onion and carrot and fry for […]

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Main course Pork US/Caribbean

Sweet soul pork

Ingredients: 1-2 tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, finely chopped 2.5cm root ginger, finely chopped 2 pork steaks/chops 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tbsp Tabasco 2 tsp grain mustard 150ml chicken stock 1 tbsp maple syrup Method: Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the pork on a high heat to brown the […]

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Main course Pork US/Caribbean

Cuban style pork with rice

Ingredients: 2 Pork chops Juice of one lime 1 cup of fresh orange 2 crushed garlic cloves 1 tsp dried oregano Half tsp cumin powder Juice of half a lemon 2 diced tomatoes Salt and pepper to season Rice and peas to serve Method: This is such a simple recipe, the flavour of orange doesn’t […]

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Fish Starters US/Caribbean

Coconut prawns

Ingredients: ¾ cup panko breadcrumbs ½ cup unsweetened desiccated coconut Grated zest of 1 lime 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp ground black pepper 2 eggs 18 large raw prawns, peeled, deveined with tails left intact Groundnut oil for frying Method: Line a baking sheet with baking parchment. Mix panko, coconut, lime zest, salt and pepper […]

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Curries Lamb Main course US/Caribbean

Caribbean goat curry

Ingredients: 1kg goat or lamb (see Cook’s tip) 1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped A few sprigs of fresh thyme Bunch of coriander, leaves and roots 1 tbsp tomato ketchup 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce Groundnut oil for frying […]