August 26, 2021

Try these delicious Jamaican Curry Beef Ribs with Papaya & Mango.


  • tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2lbs short rib of beef, bones removed, cut into ¾ inch cubes (approx. 1½ lbs meat after bone removal)
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 4 tbsp yellow curry paste
  • 3 cups yam, ¼ inch bite size slices, steamed until just tender (Buy Now)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, finely diced, seeded and membranes removed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (19 oz) can crushed tomatoes
  •  cups long grain rice (uncooked)
  • 2 tbsp sugar or 2 tablespoons sugar substitute
  • ¾ cup fresh papaya, cut in ½ inch dice
  • ¾ cup fresh mango, cut in ½ inch dice
  • 4 tbsp fine shredded dried coconut (optional)


      • Rub the lime juice into the beef cubes.
      • Place the limed beef and curry paste in a large bowl or zip lock bag, mix well to coat the beef with the curry and let it rest 1 hour or longer.
      • Mix the mango & Papaya together, cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
      • Heat oil in a large skillet medium heat, brown the curried beef . stir as you are browning the beef, Be careful not to burn.
      • Add onions, cook until the onions are translucent and starting to brown, add garlic and Jalapenos.
      • Continue to cook 5 minutes, stir at least once.
      • Pour in the tomatoes, cover with a lid and simmer 45 minutes.
      • Just a few minutes before serving add the cooked sweet potatoes, mix well, heat through.
      • Meanwhile cook your rice using your favorite method stir in the sugar or sugar substitute while cooking, mix well ( If you are boiling the rice in water add sugar to the water while cooking).
      • Serve the curried beef over the rice topped with the Papaya/Mango mixture.
      • Sprinkle Coconut on top if you wish.
      • Enjoy
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