Jamaican Meat Patties
-An Island Favourite!

start_here_if_new_image_link
Custom Search




best jamaican patties

Tasty Jamaican Patties by C. Holness

Jamaican meat patties are a traditional snack enjoyed by those on the island and in some other parts of the Caribbean as well. They can also be eaten as a meal, often being paired with a slice of coco bread and a cold Red Stripe beer.

It consists of a turnover pastry shell, which contains egg yolk or turmeric to produce the characteristic golden colour, the inside of which is stuffed with a savoury blend of spices and ground beef. Other fillings besides beef are preferred by some people, such as chicken, lobster, or cheese.

New! Click here to read my top- tier list of recommended products and services.


Origin of Jamaican Patties

The meat patty is a culinary creation which was born out of Jamaica' s multi-ethnic colonial past.

It combines elements of the pasty from Britain with the cumin and curry seasonings popular in the cooking of indentured servants from India, and they spicy cayenne pepper which was commonly used by those descending from the African slaves.

The piquant heat of the Jamaican Scotch Bonnet pepper was later added to this recipe to intensify the flavour.

Where Can I Buy Them?

In Jamaica, patties are readily available due to their popularity with locals and visitors alike.

They can be purchased from street vendors or in some of the well-loved franchise restaurants that feature patties as a main menu item as well as other offerings.

jamaican meat patties stores

Tastee Patties and Juici Patties are the undoubtedly the two leading patty restaurants on the island. 

In other countries patties, especially in North America (USA and Canada) and UK, Jamaican patties can also be found for sale both on food stands, in convenience stores, and in the frozen section of grocery stores - especially if they have a Caribbean food section.

These patties are pre-made and simply need to be heated up in the oven or microwave.

You may also find these pre-packaged patties online. Check on Amazon.com or the website of your favourite convenience store.

How to Make Your Own Delicious Jamaican Meat Patties

You can also make your own spicy meat patties! What better way to enjoy them than to also have the fun experience of discovering first-hand how they are made.

There are lots of excellent recipes available online:
We also have two readily available on this website for you:
https://www.my-island-jamaica.com/jamaican_patty_recipe.html
https://www.my-island-jamaica.com/jamaican_beef_patties.html


Return to Food From Jamaica from Jamaican Meat Patties
Return to My Island Jamaica Homepage from Jamaican Patties

Read More ...

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Recommended For You ...

And, Before You Go!

Here (below) are some sweet deals on matching products at Amazon that you might have otherwise missed.

Amazon.com, by the way, is the internet's most reputable retailer and usually showcases only the best products that are related to your search. Be sure to check them out.

Note: If link does not show, please click here to be redirected to our page at Amazon.com.


Great Articles You Might Have Missed

data-matched-content-rows-num="2" data-matched-content-columns-num="3"

Please help me get the message out by sharing this article with your friends on social media (links below). Thnx ;-)

Also connect with My-Island-Jamaica.com on Social Media: 
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

Thank You!

P.S. Didn't find exactly what you were looking for? Still need help?

Click Here to try our dependable and effective Site Search tool. It works!

Or, simply click here and here, to browse my library of over 500 questions and answers! Chances are someone already asked (and got an answer to) your question.


About The Author

wellesley gayle - booking link

A patriotic Jamaican who adores his culture, Wellesley has been using this medium to share what he calls 'the uniqueness of Jamaica with the world' - since April 2007.  

To date, he serves over 8,300 unique readers / viewers per day.

His efforts have earned him featured positions in local publications, including the Jamaica Gleaner's Hospitality Jamaica, Carlong Publishers, as well as recognition from numerous prestigious international agencies and universities.

He invites you to join his friends list and stay updated on all the latest. You are also invited to join his exclusive patron community

copyscpe
Top Of Page
Wellesley Gayle

What's New? Click Here And See.

Trending Now

Site Sponsors

jamaica_click_down_here_visit_our_sponsors

Our Preferred Sponsors  & Friends (below)

(Our Sponsorship Policy)

Photographers in Jamaica
Wedding Photographers
NEW! JOIN MY PATREON COMMUNITY! Click Here For Details.
Cars For Sale In Jamaica
Cars For Sale

JamaicaSunshine Tours.com

Click Here to Visit Our Sponsors' Page

Top Articles

What's New?

Below is a list of the very latest articles I posted on the site.

Recent Articles

  1. 32 Car Dealers In Jamaica - The Best Auto Dealers in Jamaica

    Sep 21, 18 03:01 PM

    An alphabetic listing of the best ones, yes, the top car dealers in Jamaica

    Read More

  2. Jamaica's Northern Caribbean University - Where Learning Never Ends

    Sep 21, 18 12:22 AM

    Get an insight into one of Jamaica's most distinguished tertiary institution, Northern Caribbean University.

    Read More

  3. What is gypsum used for in Jamaica?

    Sep 20, 18 11:43 PM

    Answered by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Rare metals and earth minerals have been long acknowledged to be precious commodities that adds to the overall

    Read More

  4. Jamaican Guineps - Love em!

    Sep 19, 18 10:52 PM

    Hi Wellesley, Thought I'd share a bit about guineps with your readers, one of my favourite fruits here in Jamaica. The guinep is a popular fruit here

    Read More

New!  I've created a Welcome Audio. Just click the Play button below to listen.

Please subscribe here to get my latest updates.