Stewing In It: 4 Caribbean Stew Recipes

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Brown Stewed Chicken - Caribbean Stew Recipes

Brown Stewed Chicken

Glance through any Caribbean menu and you are bound to find at least one Caribbean Stew Recipe. Depending which island you land on, stewed chicken, beef, pork, fish or even iguana are definitely favorites in the Caribbean. Perhaps it’s because Caribbean folks really enjoy flavorful, spicy dishes. This method of preparation allows flavors to thoroughly mingle and result in the irresistible, mouth-watering dishes everyone loves.

This one’s especially for our friends in cold climates. Here are 4 totally satisfying, tasty Caribbean Stew Recipes to keep you warm throughout the frosty winter.

1. Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken

This extremely well-seasoned dish is often fall-off-the-bone tender. It is served for breakfast, lunch or dinner as Jamaicans like to have a meal that “holds you” for hours. Try it with Rice and Peas or Fried Dumplings. Get the recipe…

2. Trinidadian Stewed Beef

This Trinidadian version of stewed beef is as unique as it is delicious. It reflects the multicultural nature of Caribbean cuisine, bringing together methods from using sugar to caramelize the meat, to use of Asian soy sauce. This recipe is a literal melting pot of taste-tempting flavors. Get the recipe…

Trinidadian Beef Stew - Caribbean Stew Recipes

Trinidadian Beef Stew

3. Barbadian Lamb Chop Stew

This hearty Bajan (Barbadian) stew is very popular made using Lamb Chops or Pork Chops. The great thing is that the recipe combines basic seasonings that can be found easily in any kitchen. It provides a very satisfying meal for lunch or dinner served with mashed potatoes or rice and steamed vegetables. Get the recipe…

Barbadian Lamb stew - Caribbean Stew Recipes

Barbadian Lamb Stew Recipe

4. Jamaican Stewed Peas or “Stew Peas”

Don’t be fooled by the name ‘Stew Peas’. This dish contains generous portions of meat, fresh beef and salted pigs tail or salted beef, except when done for vegetarians. Red kidney beans are the choice for this very popular, delicious dish which finds its way to most Jamaican tables at least once a week. Get the recipe…

Red Kidney Beans

Red Kidney Beans are Used in the Preparation of the Jamaican Stew Peas Recipe

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