Web yuh seh! Jamaica part of the Global Meatless Monday Movement. In Jamaica there’s a growing awareness of the benefits of more vegetables and reduced meat diet on health. To find out more about Jamaica’s Meatless Monday community visit their Facebook page. So start your week without meat!

Start your Mondays of with a bang!  Make ahead, Ackee  fritters can be your go to meal on a busy morning, or served up with porridge for easier, pleasurable mornings.

Ackee Fritters


  • 2 cups white Whole Wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon  season salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) white pepper
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small plum tomato, diced
  • 1 large scallion
  • 1 small scotch bonnet pepper(optional)
  • 1 can Ackee, drained and crushed
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup Canola Oil


  • In a large bowl sift together flour, salt and white pepper.
    Jamaican Diva flour salt pepper
    flour, salt and pepper
    jamaican Divas drained ackee
    Drained Ackee


  • Add onions, diced tomatoes, crushed Ackee and mix well.
    Jamaican Divas diced tomatoe, onion, scallion and peper
    Diced tomato, onion, scallion and peer

    Jamaican Divas crushed ackee








  • Gradually add just enough milk to make a batter that drops easily from a spoon.

    Jamaican Divas Ackee Fritter batter
    Ackee Fritter batter








  • In a large skillet heat Canola Oil. Drop batter using a tablespoon; fry for 5 minutes, turning on both sides until golden brown.  Drain on absorbent paper.
Jamaican Divas-Ackee Fritter frying
Ackee Fritter frying