Labor Day in the United States is the official end-of-summer celebration filled with family gatherings and barbecues. But when you fire up the grill this year, why not do it Caribbean style. We have some delicious recipes from some great Caribbean cooks that are sure to make you happy .
When it comes to barbecue, the sauce is the all important ingredient. Caribbean Pot has two delicious sauces for you to use this Labor Day weekend. Try out Trinidadian Chef Chris’ Classic Jerk Marinade or his Homemade Caribbean BBQ Sauce.
You still need the grill for this Grilled Corn, Avocado and Tomato Salad with Honey Lime Dressing from Jehan Can Cook. Guyanese Chef Jehan combines grilled corn and in season avocado and tomato, a great cool compliment to your jerk sauces.
For a nice tropical dessert, try our own super-simple Mango Sorbet. Although, like the days of Summer, the mango season is just about done, there are still a few out there to be found. And of course, we need to round off the meal with our Easy Tropical Fruit Punch. You just need a few ingredients to make this refreshing drink that can take you back to the islands at anytime:
Easy Tropical Fruit Punch
Mix equal parts of:
Hawaiian Punch – Fruit Juicy Red
100% Pineapple Juice
Combine juices in pitcher add thinly sliced orange slices. Serve cold.
Add some dark rum or coconut rum to kick it up a notch!
Even though you’re saying goodbye to summer on Labor Day, you can always say hello to these foods anytime of the year. Most of these ingredients are easy to find whenever you want a taste of the Caribbean. Check out all of the websites mentioned for even more great recipes.