This Fiery Jerked Rub Bangus Belly Will Jamaican You Crazy

Aside from the crusty Jamaican patty and reggae music, what a lot of us don’t know about Jamaican culture is that they have a rich culinary expertise. One prime evidence is the jerk – a spicy Jamaican barbeque mix seasoned with all spice and Scotch bonnet peppers and applied to either chicken, pork and fish.

If you’re into spicy food, get your game face on because you’re about to eat your bangus the spicy Jamaican way with this Jerked Rub Bangus Belly with Mango Mint Sauce recipe. Fair warning: your senses are going to heat up!

Add rice and mixed vegetables to make your meal delicious and nutritious at the same time.

Jerked Rub Bangus Belly With Mango Mint Sauce


1-410g Sarangani Bay Bangus Belly

1 tsp dried thyme

1 tsp curry powder

2 tsp paprika

1 tsp sugar

1 ½ tsp salt

1 tsp black pepper

1 ½ tsp cayenne pepper

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

2 tbsp cooking oil


1 whole ripe mango, peeled and diced

¼ cup chopped red onions

2 tbsp chopped mint

½ tsp salt

1 tsp lemon juice


Mix together all the dry spices.

Rub the bangus belly with the spices.

Grill or pan fry the bangus belly in small amount of oil.

For the sauce:

Mix together mangoes, onions, mint, salt and lemon juice.

Process in a blender until smooth.

Serve with cooked bangus belly.