January 08, 2021
In need of some food with benefits. Check out this recipe for Jamaican Steamed Fish with Okra that's really good for you!



  • 2 medium sized whole fish

  • 1 tablespoon Grace Caribbean Traditions Fish Seasoning (Buy Now)

  • 1 tablespoon Grace All Purpose Seasoning (Buy Now)
  • 2 tablespoon Grace Fish and Meat Sauce (Buy Now)
  • 1 Grace Fish Soup/ Grace Pumpkin Flavored Soup Mix (Buy Now)
  • 8 Pimento Berries
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion; sliced
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 stalk escallion; chopped
  • 2 gloves garlic; chopped
  • 8 Okras
  • 1 small carrot; chopped
  • 1 cup Squash or Jamaican Pumpkin; diced
  • 1 pack Excelsior Water Crackers (Buy Now)


    • Clean and wash fish thoroughly and drain and excess water.

    • Add fish seasoning, all purpose seasoning and fish and meat sauce to fish in a medium bowl and seasoning fish well.
    • Heat olive oil in a pot and sauté onions and garlic for 3 minutes. .

    • Add pimento berries, carrot, thyme, escallion, okra and squash or Jamaican pumpkin and cook for 4 minutes, stirring vegetables frequently.
    • Add 1 cup water to vegetables.
    • Add fish to vegetables and sieve fish soup/ pumpkin soup mix into a bowl to remove noodles and add to pot. Add butter and cover. Allow fish to steam for 10-15 minutes. 

    • Add desired amount of Excelsior Water Crackers to pot, 3 minutes before fish is ready.
    • Prep time: 30 min

    • Cook Time: 30 min

    • Total time: 1 hour

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