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  • Jerk Chicken Wrap

    Jerk Chicken Wrap

    The marinade alone is reason enough to make this sandwich. The flavor is potent, balanced, and delicious. It'll work with shrimp or pork too and will last covered in your fridge for a month.

    • Prep Time: 45 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 hour plus overnight for marinating
    • Yield: 8 sandwiches
  • Caribbean Passion

    Caribbean Passion

    This drink was inspired by the classic daiquiri, which is made with rum, simple syrup and lime juice.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 5 minutes
    • Yield: 1 cocktail
  • Seared Shrimp Salad

    Seared Shrimp Salad

    This light and refreshing salad makes for a perfect warm-weather meal when avocados are in season.

    • Yield: 4 servings
    Tags: Shrimp, avocado
  • Jamaican Jerked Chicken with Barbecue Sauce

    Jamaican Jerked Chicken with Barbecue Sauce

    This is an overn-roasted, milder version of traditional jerk.  If you want it spicier, replace the seeded jalapenos with Scotch bonnet for the kick.

    • Prep Time: 15 minutes plus marinating overnight
    • Total Time: 55 minutes
    • Yield: 6 - 8 servings
  • Fried Green Plantains With Shrimp Ceviche

    Fried Green Plantains With Shrimp Ceviche

    One taste of this citrusy ceviche will take you right back to the Caribbean.

    • Yield: 6 appetizer portions
    Tags: avocado, party
  • Black Bean Soup

    Black Bean Soup

    Try this black bean soup for a taste of the islands-with hints of ginger, cinnamon and orange, this vegetarian version is bound to inspire!

    • Yield: 2 quarts, 8 servings
    Tags: party
  • Island Shrimp And Pineapple Skewers With Rum Butter Sauce
    • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    • Total Time: 30 minutes
    • Yield: 4 servings
    Tags: Shrimp
    • Prep Time: 20 minutes
    • Total Time: 35 minutes
    • Yield: About 2 cups
  • Jerk Pork

    Exotic spices rubbed all over a pork loin, served with Island Beans and Fried Plantains, makes for an exciting home cooked meal.

    • Yield: 8 servings
  • Island Beans

    Creamy beans with chunks of chorizo and the essence of garlic.

    • Yield: 8 to 10 servings