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Bahamas: Conch Fritters


6 conchs 1 large onion, thyme 2 1/2 cup flour 1/2 scotch bonnet pepper Salt to taste


Chop conch and onion in a food processor; put in a bowl with other ingredients and water to form a soft spoonable mixture. Fry by dropfuls in hot oil.

Bahamas: Coconut/Pecan Sweet Potatoes


2 lbs Sweet Potatoes peeled and shredded 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/4-cup butter (melted) 1/4 cup broken/toasted pecans 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon Coconut Extract or Flavoring 1/4 teaspoon Vanilla Extract


Combine all but the coconut and vanilla and in a large pot and simmer on low for 3-4 hours. Check for doneness […]

Bahamas: Crab ‘n Rice


6 – 8 Crabs 1 Large Onion 1 Small Sweet Pepper (optional) 1 Cup fresh (boiled until tender) Pigeon Peas 2 Cups rice 3 – 4 Tbs. Tomato Paste Salt, pepper, paprika, thyme to taste


First wash crab and remove biters and put aside, separate crab bodies from backs, scoop out crab fat […]

Bahamas: Grilled Red Snapper


8 Portions of Fish fillets 1/4 lb. butter 2 onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced juice from 2 limes or lemons 3 Tbsp, spicy mustard salt & pepper to taste


Melt butter in a sauce pan. Add onions and saute until clear, add garlic, lemon/lime juice, mustard, salt and pepper.

Place fish fillets […]

Bahamas: Johnny Cake


1 Cup flour 3/4 cup cornmeal 3/4 tsp. salt 1 egg, beaten 5 tsp. baking powder 1/3 cop sugar 2 Tblsp. vegetable oil 1 cup milk


Preheat oven to 350F. Mix all dry ingredients together. Add egg, milk and oil to dry mixture and blend well. Pour into 8 inch square pan. Bake […]

Bahamas: Peas ‘n Rice


1 cup rice 2 cups water 1 small onion – minced 1 green Pepper – diced 1/4 cup bacon – diced 1-8oz can pigeon peas 1/4 cup (2 oz) tomato paste Salt, black pepper, paprika & thyme to taste


Fry bacon until crisp. Add green pepper and onion to the pan and cook […]

Bahamas: Papaya Rum Cake


Fruit filling 1 1/2 cups papayas, diced 1 cup golden raisin 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 cup rum 4 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup brown sugar

Cake Mix 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup cake flour 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 5 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup butter, diced 4 eggs 1/2 […]

Bahamas: Steamed Mutton

5 lbs mutton cut into small pieces 1 large onion diced 1 green pepper diced 4-5 cloves garlic coursely diced 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup lime juice (2-3 limes) or Old Sour if zest is desired 1 Teaspoon Thyme Salt and Pepper to taste 2 tablespoons of cooking oil 6 ounce […]

Bahamas: Bahamian Style Simmered Chicken

1 1/2 – 2 pounds chicken cut up (if preferred you may use all breast etc) 1 large onion sliced 1/4 cup lime juice (2-3 limes) or Old Sour if zest is desired 1/2 Teaspoon Thyme Salt and Pepper to taste 2 tablespoons of cooking oil

In a large skillet heat oil and add chicken […]