chicken lovers never had it so good! marinated in chef addies own blend of tropical seasonings and fried, these wings are draped in a delectable mango sauce. popular with islander regulars.
these sweet and savory wings will have you coming back for more! covered in chef darryls special blend of spices, fried, and simmered in a tangy pineapple sauce, these wings are sure to be a hit.
marinated in the islanders own jerk spices, these spicy wings are sure to tantalize your taste buds. not for the light at heart, these wings offer a super spicy and flavorful taste
Fried Hot Wings
some like it hot! seasoned with caribbean peppers and fried to a golden crisp. get your wings hot or super hot with our homemade pepper sauce.
made with choice lump and back fin crab meat, light herbs and spices. fried golden brown and delicious.
peeled and de-veined jumbo shrimp, seasoned and fried to golden brown perfection. served with the islander's special dipping sauce.
a medley of cabbage, carrots, onions, red and green peppers with tropical spices. an islander original.
you don't have to go to trinidad to taste real callaloo. our callaloo is made with the tender baby leaves of the dasheen plant and fresh ochro. a true trinidadian delicacy!
sweet banana-like strips cooked to perfection.
curried chick peas (garbanzo beans), simmered in a blend of chef addies own trinidadian curry sauce.
salt cured codfish blended with island herbs, basil and lime in a batter, fried until golden brown; a mouth watering appetizer.
a medley of fresh garden vegetables topped with a generous portion of honey mustard herbal house dressing
Tropical Salads (chicken Or Shrimp)
a medley of tossed fresh garden vegetables and mango. served with a generous portion of honey-mustard, herbal house dressing. topped with your choice of chicken or shrimp. (calypso, pineapple, curry)
Islander Soup Selection
Islander Poultry Selection
The Following Platters Are Served With Peas & Rice Or White Rice, And A Choice Of One Side Order - Cabbage Delight, Curry Potatoes, Garden Salad Or The Vegetable Of The Day. Extra Coast For Breast Selections.
Brown Stew Chicken
a trinidadian favorite. this superb dish comes in pieces of plump marinated chicken in a blend of brown sugar and mama addie' mix of traditional island spices, cooked down with fresh tomatoes, onions and simmered slowly until the natural juices flow to make a delicious brown gravy, light and sassy. hot or not, your choice!
a tribute to chef curtis green. so, you are a chicken lover. well this culinary marriage is just for you. prepared with natural curry and other spices. imported directly from trinidad and expertly done by our talented chef. it's oh, so, so good!
choose from breast or leg quarter or select poultry meaty and tender. marinated in chef addie's special blend of tropical herbs and spices, then braised over a high flame and draped in calypso sauce made with fresh pimentos, basil, parsley and onion. mouth watering indigenous flavor.
Chef Darryl's Pineapple Chicken
this delicious twist from hot and spicy to sweet and fruity takes your taste buds on a light cruise to the caribbean islands. choices of succulent breast or leg quarter sailing through chunks of pineapple, red and green peppers, a sauce like no other, pungent yet herbal. a fruit lover's drams come true.
meat lovers find this old world tradition filling and satisfying. our oxtail stew is cooked slowly until tender and seasoned generously with herbs from the original islander kitchen. served in a thick meaty sauce.
chunks of tender beef are prepared by chef addie in a blend of trinidadian curries. delightful and delicious.
only the best will do for this caribbean islander favorite. expertly done and cooked until tender and succulent by chef addie and her magnificent blend of tropical curries and spices directly from trinidad. your choice goat meat.
Islander Seafood Selection
The Following Platters Are Served With Peas & Rice Or White Rice And A Choice Of One Side Order (cabbage Delight, Curry Potatoes, Garden Salad, Or The Vegetable Of The Day).
Crab Cake Platter
the ultimate! the islanders crab cake is made with choice lump crab meat, light herbs and spices; perfect for a light meal.
a hearty serving of king fish; fried light and crispy, combined with chef addies superb crab cake, a blend of lump crab meat seasoned just right, and five (5) jumbo shrimp of your choice topped with sorrel wine sauce. served with two (2) sides and plantain.
seasoned with fresh herbs and trinidadian spices, cooked to order.
crisp yet succulent; our snapper is marinated in chef addie green's own blend of tropical herbs, lightly sauteed, then simmered in a trinidadian style sauce and garnished with red and green peppers.
from the caribbean waters comes the tastiest steak fish ever. seasoned with fresh herbs, onions, and tomatoes cooked to order. an absolute must at the islander.
Black Sea Bass
fresh whole black bass meaty and succulent done in chef addies cucumber rum sauce garnished with tropical herbs and spices along with red and green peppers.
white meat shark seasoned with exotic herbs and fresh lemon. crisp yet succulent served in a savory mango sauce or deep fried and garnished with peppers and cilantro parsley.
mouth watering and tantalizing, cleaned and de-veined shrimp prepared to suit your taste. hot & spicy or mild, the choice is yours.
how lucky can you be? a hearty helping of peeled jumbo shrimp, de-veined and combined with fresh tomatoes, onions, red and picante, along with tropical herbs and spices to let the natural juices flow.
jumbo shrimp seasoned and sauteed with fresh garden vegetables and spices. tomatoes, onions, red and green peppers sailing through chunks of fresh pineapple in chef addies famous sauce.
exclusively trinidadian, peeled jumbo shrimp, de-veined and sauteed, then served in a rich and tart calypso sauce as only chef addie knows how. a family secret for generations.
The Islander is a family-owned and operated business with " The Queen," Chef Addie Green ruling this island kingdom. We believe she's undoubtedly the best Caribbean cook in Washington, DC. The Islander is a landmark in the Caribbean Community and the Green family has collectively provided the finest in Trinidadian cuisine to the Washington Community for the past 40 years.