Updated: Dec 31
For this holiday season I'd like to gift you the 3 most sought for recipes shared with you this year. This list includes a variety of vegan and non vegan dishes appealable to all crowds.
COCONUT CURRY JERK SALMON
Salmon marinated in jerk seasoning & slowly baked. Glazed with a coconut curry stew including chopped tender potatoes & carrots.
(Serves 3-6 persons)
1 tsp Curry Powder
3 tbsp Jerk Seasoning
1/2 tbsp of butter
1/2 Med. Yellow Onion
1 Large Red Skin Potato
1 Large Carrot
1 Can Coconut Milk
1/4 Red Bell Pepper
1/4 Green Bell Pepper
3 cloves of Garlic
*When sourcing your products try to visit authentic cultural grocers to ensure authenticity of products used.*
Curry powders are a combination of dried spices blended together such as coriander, cumin, ginger, dry mustard and an abundance more. Jamaican curry dishes typically require a curry powder that is heavily turmeric based hence its bright yellow color.
*Try brands like BetaPac, & Blue Mountain Country.
Jerk Seasoning or Jerk Marinade is a blend of peppers, herbs, and spices. Its main ingredient, Scotch Bonnet Peppers enhances its spicy flavor. Packed with a kick of heat, and enticing for each bite.
*Try brands like Walkerswood, & Grace. Both brands also provide multiple spice level options.
Today, stored bought Coconut Milk is made by thoroughly blending & straining coconuts. It is available in a various forms such as liquid, powder, and real Caribbeans know - Grace's Bar of creamy coconut milk. In order to achieve the maximum creaminess for this recipe, I recommend full fat canned coconut milk.
*Try brands like A Taste of Thai, & Thai Kitchen Organic.
Red Skin Potatoes
Red Skin Potatoes are low in starch content, hence it holds shape better than others when cooked. Adding coconut milk to these low starch potatoes, creates the creaminess desired.
Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
Coat salmon filet with jerk seasoning, salt, and pepper. (If you'd like add your choice of all purpose seasoning.)
Thinly coat your baking pan with olive oil.
Set Salmon in baking pan covering it with foil, placing the burnished side down.
Finely chop onions, jalapeño, bell peppers & mince your garlic. When chopping your jalapeños keep the seeds!
Peel & Cube your carrots, and potatoes into small squares.
Bake Salmon in oven with foil on for 20 minutes.