Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of African, Creole, Cajun, West Indian, and many, many more droolworthy flavours, all mixed into a unique style of cooking that you’ll find in islands across the Caribbean. Haitian dishes are up there with the best in the region! Even if you may not be able to travel there, you can still recreate a little piece of Haiti in your own kitchen.
Time to go put on the apron and get into the kitchen to cook up these delicious Haitian dishes!
The Best Haitian Dishes
This slow cooker Haitian pork will blow your mind – it’s so flavoursome yet is actually quite healthy. It takes a while to prepare but the results are absolutely spectacular.
Recipe created by Chelsea.
This dish is an easy, one-pot recipe full of flavour! Chicken thighs and drumsticks marinated in roasted tomatoes, white wine, and dusted with garlic powder and cayenne make for a fantastic dinner any night of the week.
Recipe created by Lauren.
Haitian hot chocolate is a rich and creamy beverage, with warming spices that lend that extra touch of heat that really warms you up inside on cold winter days.
Recipe created by Lois.
Say goodbye to store bought hot sauce and hello to this Homemade Haitian Hot Sauce (Ti Malice) recipe! Made with only 10 ingredients, it couldn’t be much simpler to put together.
Recipe created by Mirlene.
Soup joumou is a rich, aromatic and delicious beef and pumpkin soup that symbolises Haiti’s independence and resiliency.
Recipe created by Marwin.
Haitian pork chops are cooked twice and they are ‘pork bits’ more than chops. Griot, pronounced ‘gree-oh’, is a much loved Haitian dish, served with sauce made from cooking juices, Haitian pickles and rice.
Recipe created by Anna.
This Haitian epis recipe is the backbone to most creole cuisines, a combination of vegetables, herbs and spices mashed down to create a delightful marinade.
Recipe created by Charla.