Four Unique Caribbean Dishes to Try at Least Once

Four Unique Caribbean Dishes to Try at Least Once

When it comes to Caribbean cuisine, there is no shortage of flavorful and unique dishes to try. As the first Jamaican and Caribbean restaurant in NYC, Wat’s On Your Plate takes pride in offering authentic and delicious dishes to our customers. In this blog, we will introduce you to four unique Caribbean dishes that you must try at least once.

jerk chicken plate

Jerk Chicken

This dish originated in Jamaica and is now loved by people all over the world. The chicken is marinated in a spicy blend of herbs and spices, including scotch bonnet peppers, allspice, and thyme. It is then grilled to perfection, giving it a smoky and spicy flavor.



Oxtails are a popular dish in Caribbean cuisine, and for good reason. The meat is cooked until it falls off the bone, resulting in a rich and flavorful gravy. Oxtails are usually marinated with a variety of herbs and spices, curating a unique and delicious taste.

escovitch fish

Fried Escovitch

Fried Escovitch is a traditional Jamaican dish that consists of fried fish topped with a tangy and spicy sauce made with vinegar, onions, and scotch bonnet peppers. The fish is marinated with a variety of herbs and spices, giving it a burst of flavors.

curry goat

Curried Goat

Last but certainly not least, curry goat is a dish that perfectly blends Caribbean and Indian flavors. The goat meat is slow-cooked in a rich and aromatic curry sauce made with a variety of spices, including turmeric, coriander, and cumin. The result is a dish that is both tender and bursting with flavor.

We hope this blog has inspired you to try these four unique Caribbean dishes and experience the bold and flavorful taste of the Caribbean. Come dine with Wat’s On Your Plate at one of our locations in NYC and taste the true flavors of the Caribbean!

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