Jamaica

Jamaican Jerk Chicken is an example of barbecue in Jamaica.

The Bahamas

Bahamian barbecue is similar to Pacific Islander, Hawaiian, mainland American, UK, and Australian styles.

Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico

The indigenous Native Taíno people’s method involved slowly cooking meat over a wooden mesh of sticks. In Spanish-speaking islands of the Caribbean, such as Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and especially Puerto Ricolechon is a common delicacy. Lechon consists of taking a whole pig, slicing it from the head to tail along the chest and stomach, and slow-grilling the hog as it is turned on a rod.

Other Caribbean islands

Barbecue is also popular in all the Caribbean islands, each with their own traditions.

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