4 Types of Fish On a Traditional Caribbean Menu

Fish is a healthy and traditional part of the Caribbean diet, with different kinds of fish featured on menus all across the region. At Wat’s On Your Plate, we feature four types of mouth-watering seafood dishes that are sure to tantalize your taste buds!

Caribbean cuisine is known for its delectable preparation methods like baking, grilling, and deep frying. If you're curious about the types of fish included in a traditional Caribbean menu, here are some favorites! Not sure what ingredients go into our dishes, or have any other questions? Don't hesitate to reach out — we'd love to help!

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Snapper Fish

Our classic Caribbean snapper fish is an impeccable combination of nutritious and scrumptious. In Jamaica, it's usually served with a side of okra or bammy (cassava flatbread). Not only does this dish taste magnificent, but the health benefits are astounding!

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Whiting Fish

If you're looking for a light and delicious seafood dish, whiting fish is an ideal choice. It's exceptionally popular in Caribbean cuisine because of its mild flavor and delicate texture that bring out the best of Mediterranean or Caribbean flavors! Enjoy a healthy yet scrumptious meal with your loved ones today by preparing whiting fish.

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Dive into the tropical flavors of succulent shrimp! This delectable, nourishing dish is a great way to satisfy your seafood cravings. Not only does it provide an excellent source of protein and essential omega-3 fatty acids — vital for healthy brain function — but it's sure to tantalize all your taste buds with its Caribbean flair.

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Mahi Mahi

If you're looking for an easy, healthy fish dish that's full of flavor and nutrition, look no further than Mahi Mahi. Also known as dorado or dolphin fish, it contains low calories and high protein levels to provide a much healthier alternative to other white meat options.

At Wat's On Your Plate, we are proud to serve the freshest seafood dishes in NYC restaurants. Check out our menu for healthy and delicious Caribbean food options, from fish to jerk chicken, oxtail, and more. Contact us today with any questions, and we hope to see you soon!

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