The Sweet Peppers tradition of Finger-Lickin’ Fish Night on Fridays includes enough crispy fried fish for two people at only $45 per couple.
Considering that all the fish and seafood served is caught fresh that very same day, it’s an amazing value. You will enjoy calamari, shrimp, lobster, and whatever the best “catch of the day is,” which might be wahoo, red snapper, or grouper. Owners Anky and Harold love to go down to the docks each and every morning to hand-select the best catch of the day. All the fish dishes are lightly seasoned and include a splash of fresh lemon juice.
Dipping sauces for the fish are a must and include a tasty Creole sauce and a garlic sauce, along with pickled spicy onions. You can have your fish with French fries or traditional Aruban dishes such as Funchi (a type of thick polenta made from cornmeal, butter, and salt) or Pan bati (literally “beaten bread,” similar to a pancake made with both flour and cornmeal). Other options include shrimp skewers and spicy pan-fried mussels with tomato-cayenne sauce.
Sweet Peppers Restaurant
Caribbean Palm Village Resort, Noord, Aruba
Finger-Lickin' Fish Night every Friday at Sweet Peppers