Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Crunchy Chicken Wraps

Breakfast, lunch or dinner does not have to be as difficult as we think. Sometimes its as hard as getting a dozen different items from the store but sometimes it can also be as easy as just rolling a couple ingredients into a wrap to make the perfect meal. Today we give you a tasty Crunchy Chicken Wrap recipe that will leave you and your partakers wanting more. Check it out below.

Difficulty: Super easy

Preparation time: 20m

Ingredients

For 2 people

  • 2 tablespoon(s) Mayonnaise
  • 2 3/4 teaspoon(s) prepared mustard
  • 2 can(s) Chicken Chunks
  • 1/4 cup(s) sliced water chestnuts, chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 cup(s) green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup(s) celery, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoon(s) Sliced Sweet Peppers, chopped
  • 2 whole Spinach Tortillas
  • 1 cup(s) lettuce, shredded

Jamaican Crunchy Chicken Wraps Directions

 In a small bowl, combine Mayonnaise and mustard.

Stir in the Chicken Chunks, water chestnuts, onions, celery and chopped Sliced Sweet Peppers.

Spread over tortillas; top with lettuce and roll-up tightly.

Recipe Note:  Tortillas should be 8 inches and served at room temperature.

Enjoy

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My Caribbean Vacation, Mon.

Originally posted on nycwithjordan:

Greetings everyone!

I finally managed to find time between studying and traveling to post to my blog again. After my most recent vacation in the Caribbean, my inspiration to post has been reignited. Thus, I am beginning a series of posts to basically recap my recent trips all across the US, Caribbean, and Mexico.

So sit back, relax, and enjoy!

On Sunday, May 24th, my family and I embarked on a cruise (Royal Caribbean all day) for a week to celebrate my recent graduation from graduate school. This trip not only allowed for adventure, copious amounts of eating and tanned skin, but also brought my family closer.

Enjoy this picture collage, if you will, as I take you through an exciting Caribbean getaway!

The Food:

It is so easy to put on weight while on vacation (especially a cruise). Literally, it is an all-inclusive resort at sea. Not only is…

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Jamaican Vacation

Originally posted on My Two Monsters Photography:

We just returned from a family trip to Jamaica. Our resort was beautiful! We didn’t see too much of the island, other than our resort, but I was able to capture some landscape images here and there.

One of our excursions off of the resort was to an old sugar plantation house.

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Almond Tree on the plantation. A thunderstorm was on it’s way in as I took this photograph.

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Around the resort, Hilton Rose Hall.Jamaica-5783 May 27, 2015 blogJamaica-5801 May 27, 2015 blog

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On the resort were some ruins that were once part of the Rose Hall Plantation.Jamaica-5880 May 27, 2015 blog

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Our view of the ruins from our room.Jamaica-6291 May 29, 2015 blog

A few sunsets

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On our last night, we went to Margaritaville in Montego Bay. The clouds and sunset were beautiful that night.Jamaica-6239 May 29, 2015 blog

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Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Beef Lasagne

Lasagne makes a filling meal. With this Italian delicacy you can use versatile stuffings to customize your own dish and make a nutritious dish for you and your family. Lasagne isn’t of Jamaican origin, but as you know, we Jamaicans put our take on everything. Today we give you a mouthwatering Beef Lasagne recipe that will keep you going back for more, even when you are full. You a go luv it! (Jamaican accent). Check out the recipe below.

Difficulty: Easy

Preparation time: 10m

Cooking time: 1h

Ingredients

For 6 people

  • 1 packet(s) lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
  • 1 1/2 pound(s) minced beef/ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 4 clove(s) garlic, crushed
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green sweet pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) scotch bonnet pepper, chopped
  • 2 sprig(s) fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon(s) dried Italian spice
  • 1 can(s) tomato paste (small)
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Margarine
  • 1/2 pound(s) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 pound(s) mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup(s) powdered Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) paprika

Beef Lasagne Directions

 Boil lasagne according to instructions on package. Drain and set aside.

In a hot skillet, saute minced beef for about 10 minutes.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Add seasonings and cook for about 3 minutes. Add tomato paste and reduce.

Use 1 tablespoon Margarine to grease a 9×13 Pyrex dish.

To Assemble Lasagne:

Place 3 layers of lasagne on the base of the dish, add a mixture of cheese, minced beef, another layer of lasagne, cheese, minced beef, lasagne, a mixture of cheese and minced beef and a final layer of lasagne.

Brush lasagne with remaining Margarine, sprinkle on a mixture of cheese and 1/4 cup of powdered Parmesan cheese, and chopped herbs (fresh basil, and parsley) and paprika.

Bake at 180°C (350°F) for 45 minutes.

Enjoy

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Irie Fan Post by BaubleBar @ Our Industry City Location

We love fan posts and write ups, and this beautiful picture was taken by Baublebar (a jewelry store here in NYC). The pic is so amazing that we had to share it with you guys. They were taken at our Industry City, Brooklyn location.

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Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Early Bird (Breakfast Cocktail)

Don’t get it twisted, we are not getting you stoned before work or school…lol! However, we are giving you that well needed boost that will perk you up a lot better than Coffee. Today we give you the Early Bird Cocktail. This drink is extra simple and convenient and will not put a damper on your morning routine. Check it out below.

Difficulty: Easy

Preparation time: 5m

Ingredients

For 4 people

  • 1 cup(s) Tomato Juice
  • 1 cup(s) Carrot Juice
  • 2 teaspoon(s) clear syrup (ask in your local grocer)
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) salt

Early Bird (Breakfast Cocktail) Directions

 Blend juices together along with syrup. Add salt and mix well.

Chill thoroughly or serve over crushed ice.

Garnish with parsley.

Enjoy

What do you think about this recipe, have you ever tried it before? Hail us up in the comments below.

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Island Lifestyle: Hidden Bay Villas, Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Hidden Bay Villa (near Runaway Bay, St. Ann, Jamaica) is a secret and secluded treasure. Completed in 2014, the property captures both the drama of an extraordinary elevated panorama of blue sea and the proximity of its own sandy beach.Breathtakingly elegant, this grand new property combines the best of traditional Jamaican architecture with the utmost in modern luxuries. Its rich wooden arches and carved accents perfectly compliment its light furnishings for a warm and cozy feel, though it’s anything but small.

The expansive main house is perfect for families and friends with four spectacular bedrooms, each with their own balcony and awe-inspiring view. Fully air-conditioned and boasting a blissfully modern en-suite bathroom, each room is equally as stunning as the last. Their colonial-style louvered windows and doors allow the beautiful outdoors in, so you can relax and fall asleep to the gentle sound of waves lapping against the shore. Tucked away behind the seagrape and almond trees is a quaint cottage with an additional two bedrooms, kitchenette, living room and Jacuzzi – perfect for a romantic escape from the rest of the world.

This property spans 400 feet of waterfront with full sea views … there is a staircase that leads to a small beach allowing easy access for swimming, snorkeling and kayaking. The beach area is large enough for 4 to 5 lounge chairs and ample rooms for kids who love to build sandcastles and enjoy the sand and waterfront!

This dream destination comes complete with a handful of dedicated and friendly staff who cater to your every whim and desire. In the kitchen, the expertly trained chef will whip up the most elegant and creative meals to suit your culture, tastes and dietary restrictions. So whether you come together as a family, recounting the day’s events over the full-size porch and indoor dining tables, or enjoy a light snack on the cliff-side patio, the chef will prepare a delicious and distinctive dish, made just the way you like it. For your every other need, the attentive butler, housekeeper and laundress will be at your beck and call both night and day.

With such grand accommodations, fun-filled activities and superior service, Hidden Bay Villa is a dream-come-true destination for the entire family.

via: villasinjamaica,com

Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Chicken with Sweet n Spicy Hot Pepper Sauce

Chicken, Chicken, Chicken! No matter how much we get tired of this protein, we can never throw it out the door. This poultry is so versatile that it makes every other meet insignificant when its around. Today we give you a great tasting recipe to literally spice up your love affair with this chunk of protein. Check it out below.

Difficulty: Easy

Preparation time: 30m
Cooking time: 25m

Ingredients

For 4 people

  • 2 pound(s) chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup(s) Vinegar
  • 6 cup(s) water
  • 3 tablespoon(s) soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Jerk Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup(s) Vegetable Oil
  • 2 stalk(s) escallion, chopped
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 clove(s) garlic, chopped
  • 2 teaspoon(s) scotch bonnet pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup(s) chicken stock*
  • 1 bottle(s) Sweet n’ Spicy Hot Pepper Sauce (pick up any brand in your grocery store)
  • 1 cup(s) pineapple, diced
  • 1/2 cup(s) green sweet pepper, diced
  • 2 teaspoon(s) cornstarch

Chicken in Grace Sweet n’ Spicy Hot Pepper Sauce Directions

Cut chicken breast in bite size pieces and wash in a mixture of vinegar and water.

Season chicken with soy sauce and jerk seasoning and allow to marinate for 15 minutes.

Heat saute pan and add Virgin Coconut Oil. Mix in the escallion, onion, garlic and scotch bonnet pepper, and saute for about one minute.

Fold in the seasoned chicken breast and cook for about five minutes. Pour in the chicken stock and continue cooking for a further 5-10 minutes.

Mix in the Sweet n’ Spicy Hot Pepper Sauce and cook stirring constantly for about 5 minutes.

Fold in the diced pineapples and sweet pepper and cook for a further two minutes. Thicken with dissolved cornstarch (using liquid from the pineapple can).

Method Note: Ensure pot is well heated before adding the oil.
Recipe Note: Fresh pineapples may also be substituted for the canned pineapples. We just made it more convenient.
*Chicken stock : Boil 1 packet Soup Mix with 4 cups water. Strain and use as desired.
To Serve: Serve with Herb Spaghetti or boiled Rice and a vegetable salad.

Enjoy

What do you think about this recipe, have you ever tried it before? Hail us up in the comments below.

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Irie,

ReCaFo

Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Barbecue Fish Rolls

As the season of Lent comes to a close this week, we are giving you a great meal idea to satisfy your non-meat cravings. Aside from Lent, these Barbecue Fish Rolls are perfect for any event and will leave you and your family, friends or guests wanting more. Check it out below.

Ingredients

For 4 people

  • 1 1/2 pound(s) fish fillet
  • 1/4 cup(s) White Vinegar
  • 4 cup(s) water
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) Black Pepper
  • 2 tablespoon(s) garlic, minced
  • 1 cup(s) Tomato Ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ginger, grated
  • 1/2 cup(s) sweet pepper, diced
  • 1 cup(s) tomato, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Jerk Seasoning (purchase in your grocery store or ethnic market)
  • 1/4 cup(s) onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) chilli powder

Jamaican Barbecue Fish Rolls Directions

Clean and wash fish fillet in a mixture of vinegar and water.  Pat dry with paper towel.

Combine salt, black pepper and 1 tablespoon minced garlic.

Mix until evenly distributed and use to season the fish fillet.

Roll each fish fillet into a log and fasten with a metal skewer or a toothpick then place in a greased oven-proof dish.

TO MAKE BARBECUE SAUCE:

Combine Tomato Ketchup, ginger, sweet pepper, chopped tomato, Jerk Seasoning, chopped onion, chilli powder and remaining 1 tablespoon garlic in a bowl.

Mix well and spoon mixture evenly over the fish fillet.

Cover with aluminium foil and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for 15-20 minutes.

Remove from oven, take out skewers and serve with a herb pasta.

Enjoy

What do you think about this dish, have you ever had it before? Hail us up in the comments below.

via Grace Foods

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