The foods of BelizeThe delicious mix of different cultural influences means that Belize is home to a sumptuous medley of seafood, fresh fruit, Caribbean classics, and savory treats.
Some of the food specialties of Belize include:
Salbutes One of Belize’s most popular snack foods, salbutes are tiny fried corn tortillas that are topped with a delicious mix of cabbage, chicken, avocado, chicken and locally-made hot sauce.
Rice and Beans, Often paired with meat, fish, and/or potato salad to create a hearty lunch or dinner.
Ceviche Fresh-caught seafood is the main ingredient of Belizean ceviche. Featuring conch, fish, or lobster
Fry Jacks: This puffy bread is a staple breakfast food across Belize and often enjoyed for lunch too. Pillowy soft bread tortillas are paired with cheese, beans, and/or meat to make a savory snack sold on street corners and in restaurants.
The regional cuisineAppetizer recipes coming soon
Main recipes coming soon
Side dishes recipes coming soon
Dessert recipes coming soon
Central-American/Caribbean - See the recipes
Appetizer recipesAsparagus with lime Baked oysters with wild mushroom ragout Broiled crab meltaways Cheese wafers Dips for endives Napoleon of peekey toe crab and apple
Main recipesApple praline baked brioche challah toast Asian crab cakes Baked spaghetti squash with spinach and cheese Banana bran muffins Banana flax bread Banana pancakes Barbecued pork loin Best bran muffins Best pancakes BLT macaroni salad Blueberry buttermilk waffles Blueberry corn bread Blueberry corn muffins Blueberry-banana pancakes Blueberry-buckwheat pancakes Braised blueback with white wine sauce Brochettes of pork with rosemary Broiled pacific salmon steaks with salsa butter Broiled pompano with noodles Broiled salmon fillets in a horseradish-ginger crust Buckwheat pancakes Carrot muffins Carrot muffins with zucchini and pineapple Cedar planked salmon with mustard mashed potatoes Chicken and shrimp salad california Chicken divan Chicken fingers Chicken hash vanderbilt Chicken magnifique Chicken salad and avocados Chinese chicken tenders Cioppino Classic roast turkey Coconut flour pancakes Cod and potato chowder Coffee cake cupcakes Corn bread Corn bread for chili Cream of pumpkin soup Crispy chicken nuggets Crown roast of pork with stuffing Double cranberry soda bread Doughnut muffins Dutch baby apple pancake Fried chicken Gluten-free pancakes Grilled pompano with tangy ginger sauce Healthy baked chicken nuggets Holiday roasted turkey Kale fritters Lentils mini burgers Macaroni and cheese Macaroni and cheese with tomatoes Morning glory muffins Oven-baked chicken wings Pancetta-wrapped beef tenderloin Peach-blueberry custard danishes Perfect roasted turkey Pingree pasta Pompano almondine Pompano captiva Pompano meuniere Pompano papillottes Pompano with mango beurre blanc Pork and winter squash stew Pork tenderloin with raisin sauce Pot roast Potato bacon soup - quick and easy Quick and easy pancakes Refrigerator blueberry muffins Roasted cauliflower with parmesan polenta Roasted cod with parma ham and fresh sage Roasted lamb rib eye with sweet garlic Roasted turkey breast with barbecue sauce Salmon burgers with herb aïoli Scallopines of pompano Sherried chicken thighs Skillet chicken and rice Smoked turkey Stuffed boneless turkey with tart cherry gravy Summer corn and tomato pasta Sweet Potato Black Bean Burritos Sweet potato burgers Texas chili and corn bread pudding The ultimate bran muffins Tuna salad on olive bread with arugula Turkey croquettes
Side dishes recipesBaked acorn squash with chestnuts apples and leeks Cauliflower melt Crispy onion rings Garlic-roasted potato skins Green bean casserole Kale and brussels sprout salad with walnuts parmesan and lemon-mustard dressing Kale salad Oven baked sweet potato fries Oven-cooked bacon Southern-style collard greens Steamed broccoli The best hash brown patties Toasted corn with cherry tomato and edamame salad Tuscan kale salad Vidalia onion fritters Waldorf salad coleslaw
Dessert recipesAngel food cake Angel food cake alaska Apple bread pudding with Butterscotch Sauce Apple cheese crisp Apple cranberry crisp Apple orange cake Apple strudel with cranberry sauce Apple-butterscotch pie Apple-cranberry crumble pie Apricot crumble Apricot purses on a cloud Banana cake Bittersweet chocolate truffle cheese cake Black bottom pie Blueberry streusel cake Blueberry streusel cake #2 Blueberry supreme Blueberry-lemon bundt cake Bourbon chocolate cake Caramel-pecan hand flipside pies Caramelized pear upside-down cake Chocolate angel food cake Chocolate bourbon pecan pie Chocolate cake for birthday cake Chocolate mousse cake Chocolate pecan pie Classic cheesecake Coconut cream pie Country apple pie Cranberry and pear phyllo tart Cranberry eggnog cheesecake Cranberry mold Cranberry walnut cake Cranberry walnut pie Cranberry walnut tart Cream cheese and wild blueberry pound cake Creamy pumpkin pie Double apple cake Florida key lime pie Fluffy strawberry sherbet Fresh blueberry pie Fresh ricotta Frozen lime cream pie Grapefruit alaska Grapefruit cheesecake Grapefruit fondue Key lime pie Lemon and lime squares with pistachio crust Lemon bars Lemon cheese cake Lemon meringue pie Lemon or lime mousse Lemon- honey jello Lemon-scented blueberry sauce Light strawberry mousse Lime chiffon cheese cake Lime mousse Lime tart with raspberry sauce Marbled pumpkin cheesecake marionberry pie Mascarpone cheesecake No-bake nutella cheesecake Nutty peach crisp Oats and berry crumb dessert Orange cake 2 Orange pound cake Orange prune nut loaf Orange soaked cake Orange-honey jello Pamplemousse pie Peach almond compote Peach and cream dessert Peach-blackberry tart Pear-cranberry crumble Pecan pumpkin pie perfect white cake Pumpkin cheesecake Pumpkin chocolate cinnamon and salted caramel mousse cake Pumpkin pie Pumpkin pie-pumpkin-shaped Pumpkin-orange pie Raspberry cheesecake Raspberry coconut squares Raspberry crême brulée Raspberry triple crown Raspberry-apricot pie with hazelnut streusel topping Rhubarb crumb bars Rhubarb pound cake Rum-broiled grapefruit Southern pecan pie Spiced pumpkin bread Strawberry bavarian Strawberry cheesecake with rhubarb sauce Strawberry purses Strawberry shake with red berry coulis Swiss roll Tangerine jelly Tangerine soufflés The summit cake Toffeed pears Valentine truffle cake Vanilla-pomegranate parfaits Wild blueberry flan Winter citrus compote
Cooking in Belize
Belize - Central-American/Caribbean -
Dessert suggestions for Belize