Caribbean Recipes – Jamaican Sorrel

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 5, 2019: Sorrel is a must have at Christmas in Jamaica. Its tastes great and has some awesome antioxidants. Here’s how you too can make this easily and simply.
2 ½ cups dried sorrel
3 oz fresh ginger, grated
5 pimento berries
6 cups water
2 cups brown sugar
2 tbsp lemon juice
¾ cup white rum
Peel of 1 orange
2 cinnamon sticks


Add sorrel, ginger, orange peel, pimento berries and cinnamon stick to a pot.

Add water.

Cover and bring to a gentle simmer for about 10 minutes.

Then simmer for another 30 minutes.

Strain the liquid into another container to remove solid ingredients.

Add sugar, lemon juice and rum to sorrel and stir until sugar has dissolved.

Refrigerate overnight for strongest flavor.

Pour over ice and enjoy!

Store the rest in a bottle in the fridge and share.

Bon Appetite