Appetizer Recipes

Jamaican Cornmeal Porridge Recipe

A favorite breakfast meal in Jamaica. Try our Jamaican Cornmeal Porridge Recipe.


  • 1 cup fine yelllow cornmeal
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoonnutmeg
  • sugar to taste or fat free condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons fat free condensed milk or sugar totaste
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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  1. Mix cornmeal in 1 cup water.
  2. Bring remainder of water and milk to boil and stir in cornmeal and salt.
  3. Cook for about 10-12 mins.
  4. Add nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla.
  5. Sweeten with condense milk to taste
  6. Serve hot. Ideal for children.

Cornmeal Porridge Recipe

Photo by Jui Menn

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Winsome Murphy