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St. Vincent & The Grenadines National Dish & Recipe

National Dish

Roasted Breadfruit & Fried Jackfish is the national dish of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This dish is often served with Golden Apple Drink.


Roasted Breadfruit & Fried Jackfish


Fry Oil 1 tbsp salt 1 lb Jack Fish Lime or lemon juice 1 large Roasted Breadfruit, peeled and sliced. […]



-1/2 pound of flour 1 tablespoon of sugar -1/2 teaspoon of baking powder -3/4 teaspoon of salt to taste -a pinch of spice or nutmeg -(optional) -1/4 cup of cornmeal (optional) -water


Blend together the salt, cornmeal, flour, baking powder including the the sugar.

In order to make a stiff dough be sure […]

Honey-Baked Plantain Rolls


? cup honey or syrup 6 plantains (just ripe) 2 tablespoons of margarine 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice


Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Wash and boil the plantains in their skins. Peel and cut into lengthwise strips ( about 5 strips to 1 plantain ).

Next roll each strip lengthwise. […]

Stuffed Cucumbers


1 Cucumber

Note: Wash the cucumbers. Cut ends off and scoop out all the seeds.

Filling 1:

1 chopped hard boiled egg 2 ounces of ham (chopped) 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise ? teaspoon onion (grated) -pepper

Method 1: Mix the egg, ham pepper,onion and mayonnaise and blend well the stuff cucumber. Next wrap and […]

Conch Souse


-celery 2 limes -parsley 1 cucumber -sweet Pepper 2 pounds of conch 1 medium Onion medium -hot pepper and -salt to taste


First use the salt with the lime to clean away the slime from the conch.

In order to make the conch tender pound very well. Next boil conch until tender.

Prepare […]

Callaloo Soup


? cup chive 12 cups of water 1 pound tannia ? teaspoon pepper 2 bundles of callaloo -(approximately 12 ounces) 12 ounces Beef (seasoned) -salted meat 1 teaspoon garlic (minced) ? cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon of salt ? teaspoon all purpose seasoning 2 potatoes (white or sweet) 2 cups coconut milk (see below) […]

Breadfruit and Saltfish


1 onion 1 tomato 1/4 cup of oil 1 small cucumber 1/4 cup of water 1 large breadfruit 1 teaspoon of butter 1 pound of salt fish


BREADFRUIT: First roast the Breadfruit. Slice when cooled.

SALTFISH: Boil the salt fish until it is not too salty.

Now clean and strip salt fish into […]

St. Vincent & The Grenadines: Sorrel Drink


-sugar to taste 6 cups of boiling water 4 cups of sorrel petals 1 teaspoon of grated ginger 2 tablespoon of rum (optional)


First wash the sorrel and put it in a jar. Add the grated ginger. Pour in the boiling water and allow to stand for 2 days.

Finally, strain and add […]

Tropical Fruit Punch


1 Guava 1 Mango 4 Plumroses 1/2 of a Lime 6 cups of Water -sugar to taste -a dash of Bitters


Wash all of the fruits, peel the mango. and chop the flesh of fruits in to bite size pieces With 2 cups of water. Blend the fruits together.

Strain into a jug, […]

Golden Apple Drink


1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg 12 large Ripe Golden Apples 4 pints of hot water 2 tablespoons of Rum -(64 fluid ounces) -sugar to taste


First wash and peel the golden apples, now grate or cut off the flesh and chop.

Next put the peel, pulp and seeds in a jar, now add sugar, […]