Nyam Jamaica

Jamaican cuisine covers a wide range of styles, cooking techniques, flavors and spices.

The country’s cuisine is influenced by different cultures and includes various dishes.

One of the most popular dishes that one will find on the menu at any restaurant in Jamaica is oxtail served with rice and peas.

In addition, it’s a main dish that is often served within various households  as a family  dinner.

Here is a recipe of this Jamaican dish – yummy!


Nyam JamaicaIngredients:

Serves: 4

2 lbs. (1 kg.) oxtail
1/4 cup oil
5 cups water
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 onions, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 sprig thyme
3 slices hot pepper
2 cans of broad beans


Brown oxtail in oil. Add 4 cups of water and boil until tender. Add water if necessary. Add tomatoes, onions, garlic, thyme and hot pepper and salt. Stir for a few minutes. Let simmer until thick. Add remaining water and broad beans. Lower heat, cover and simmer again for 10 minutes.

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