Jamaican food is famous for its tasty, spicy flavors. There is no other place on earth you will find a culture as dynamic as the one in Jamaica. The fertile soil and deep-blue Caribbean waters provide a rich array of fresh fruits, vegetables and fish that star in local dishes. Transport your tastebuds to sunnier climates with this amazing cuisine features like dry-rubbed, or “jerk,” meats, as well as rich curries and banana extracts. With recipes so lively and fun you can make great party foods for any occasion. Below are our top choices to bring a taste of the island to your home.

Oxtail Stew

best-jamaican-cuisine-recipes_01Recipe via simplyrecipes.com

Jamaican Jerk Turkey Burgers with Papaya-Mango Salsa

best-jamaican-cuisine-recipes_02Recipe via cookinglight.com

Jamaican Jerk Grilled Kebabs

best-jamaican-cuisine-recipes_03Recipe via labellacook.blogspot.com

Gooey Coconut Bars

best-jamaican-cuisine-recipes_04Recipe via girlcooksworld.com

Jamaican Sweet Potato Stew

best-jamaican-cuisine-recipes_05Recipe via jamaicans.com

Bob Marley’s Jamaican Jerk Chicken Skewers

best-jamaican-cuisine-recipes_06Recipe via food.com

Sweet Potato Pudding

best-jamaican-cuisine-recipes_07Recipe via chefandsteward.com

Jamaican Rice and Peas

best-jamaican-cuisine-recipes_08Recipe via mycolombianrecipes.com

Jamaican Banana Bread

best-jamaican-cuisine-recipes_09Recipe via food.com

Jamaican Chicken Stew

best-jamaican-cuisine-recipes_10Recipe via myrecipes.com