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Spinners are a type of flour dumplings that are very popular in Jamaican cuisine. It is generally added to soups and stews.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 18 minutes

Yield: 24


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • A pinch salt
  • Water to make a stiff dough


  1. Mix flour and salt together in a bowl.

  2. Add enough water to make stiff dough.

  3. Once the dough is formed, pinch off about 1/2 oz of dough and roll it between your hands to from a long cylindrical shape; like that of a cigarette. Repeat until all of the dough has been transformed to spinners.

  4. Add spinners to soup or stews 15 minutes before the dish is due to finish cooking.

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