4 Caribbean Fish Dishes
With an abundance of sea life all around, it makes sense that fish is a major staple in Caribbean cooking. Fish finds its way into breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipes and may be fried, boiled, stewed, or cooked in any other way imaginable. We put together a list (which is by no means exhaustive) of just a few unique Caribbean fish dishes for you to try at home. Whether you’re looking to eat something light, eating fish for religious reasons, or just craving some delicious fish, one of these unforgettable fish dishes is sure to please.
This quick and easy breakfast dish is typically made with a whole grouper simmered in celery, onions, potatoes, and spices and served with a side of grits. This dish is enjoyed year-round at large family gatherings and after church on Sundays, but is especially popular during Easter and Christmas. Try this authentic Bahamian Boil’ Fish recipe.
This is a delicious meal of Puerto Rican origin with deep fried snapper bathed in a flavorful tomato-based Mojito Isleño (Island Sauce) with onion, garlic, olives and spices. It is normally served with coconut rice or tostones. The leftovers from the mojito isleno sauce can be stored for up to a month in the refrigerator or longer if frozen. Try the Chillo Frito al Mojito Isleño recipe.