Antiguan Street Food
Now back to the food. On the grill that day Gina has some home spiced chicken which smelt absolutely amazing, this was being cooked on a drum barbecue which I’m pretty sure began it’s life as some sort of oil drum, you’ll see these everywhere across Antigua as barbecues really are a big thing. The chicken was chopped with a giant cleaver in front of us and came apart beautifully, showing how tender and slow cooked it had been. It was served with some rice, home made coleslaw and plantain.
The whole meal went down like a treat, I wish we had time to visit Gina’s again as the chicken was so tasty and full of exotic flavour but not overly spicy. The coleslaw and veg was a treat at just the right texture, tasted fresh and really complemented the main dish. My favourite bit as always was the plantain which is regularly served across Antigua.
Gina’s is a great spot for Antiguan street food! She treats every customer like family so expect a really warm welcome and a photo request for her Instagram when you arrive. We were told the next day she was going to be doing a cook off with lots of different meats and dishes so send her a message early when you arrive in Antigua to see what she’s got planned.