Jamaican Steamed Fish Recipe Video

Steamed fish is done differently in every cuisine. This dish is very simple and adds Jamaican flavor to your fish. Jamaican cuisine is famous for their rich, spicy and hearty meals. Their dishes often have African, Indian, French and Spanish influences.

The best part of this recipe is that the ingredients are already in your pantry. Go ahead and have a Jamaican feast!


• 3 to 4 whole snapper
• 1/2 cup of butter
• 1/2 cup of green bell pepper
• 1 onion
• 1/2 cup of sliced tomatoes
• 1/2 tsp of salt
• 1/4 tsp of black pepper
• 1 tsp of hot pepper sauce
• 1 sprig of thyme
• 1 tbsp of tomato ketchup
• Juice of half a lime
• 1 cup of hot water


This recipe takes about 20 minutes to make. Serves 3.

First, clean the fish and season with salt and pepper.
Melt butter in a hot pan over medium high heat.
Sauté green bell pepper, onion, and tomatoes.
Season with salt and black pepper.
Add thyme, ketchup, lime juice, and hot water. Stir gently.
Set aside the vegetables in the pan, and place your fish.
Spoon the vegetables and sauce over the fish.
Cover the pan and lower to medium. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Turn the fish, place the lid back, and cook the fish for another 5 minutes.

Ideas And Tips:

• You can use any type of fish in this recipe. If you are not comfortable using a whole fish, you can replace with fish fillet.

• You can substitute butter with olive oil.

Jamaican Steamed Fish Recipe Video
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