Crab & Rice Recipe

This recipe substitutes local VI land crabs with already prepared crabs. If you are familiar with purging crabs and have access to local crabs, use 5-7 whole crabs instead. You’ll find that this is a very easy and quick dish to prepare. 1 large onion, chopped 2 medium bell pepper […]

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SOUSE

    INGREDIENTS 3 lbs Pork Pieces (Feet, Tail, Ears, Snout, pork loin) 2 Celery Stalks 1 Onion 3 Bay Leaves 2 Fresh Parsley Sprigs 2 Thyme Sprigs 3 Limes 1 Scotch Bonnet Salt & Black Pepper to taste DIRECTIONS Clean pork thoroughly. Add meat to a stock pot and […]

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CRUCIAN SOUSE

    INGREDIENTS 1 Pig’s Head 1 Pig’s Tail 2 Stalks Celery 2 Spigs Parsley 4 Pig’s Feet 1 Medium Onion 3 Limes 1 Hot Pepper, sliced Salt   DIRECTIONS Ask butcher to chop head into 4 pieces and remove eyes.  Wash and clean head, feet and tail.  Cover meat […]

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WHELKS & RICE

    INGREDIENTS: 2 dozen whelks ½ pound of rice 2 cups of water 2 tablespoons of butter 6 cups of cooking ham, cubed 1 medium sweet pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 4 oz of tomato sauce sprig thyme DIRECTIONS:   Boil whelks slightly. Remove from […]

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SALTFISH FRITTERS

    INGREDIENTS: ½ lb saltfish 2 c flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt ½ tsp thyme 1 tbs minced onions 1 clove minced garlic ¼ tsp pepper 2 c water Oil DIRECTIONS: Soak salt fish for several hours to remove most of the salt. Pick saltfish apart […]

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CURRY FISH

    INGREDIENTS 3 Lbs Fish 1 t oregano 1 t thyme 1 medium onion – chopped 1 celery stalk  – chopped 1/2 green bell pepper – chopped 1/2 red bell pepper –  – chopped 2 cloves garlic – crushed or minced 1 medium tomato – chopped 2 T curry powder 3 small potatoes 3 medium […]

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CURRY CHICKEN

    INGREDIENTS 3 tbs Chicken (pre-seasoned with 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp curry powder 1/2 tsp thyme, 1/2 tsp oregano, 1/8 tsp black pepper) Canola Oil 1 t oregano 1 t thyme 1 medium onion – chopped 1 celery stalk  – chopped 1/2 green bell pepper – chopped 1/2 red bell pepper –  – chopped 3 cloves […]

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SALTFISH PATE

    PASTRY INGREDIENTS Flour, 4 cups Unsalted butter, 4 tbs Salt, 1/2 tsp 2 t Baking powder 1 tsp sugar Water, 1 cup* FILLING INGREDIENTS 1 lb Saltfish ½ Sweet green pepper (finely chopped) 1 Onion (finely chopped) ½ Celery stalk (finely chopped) 1Garlic clove (minced) 1 T Parsley […]

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Meat Pate

    For the pastry: Flour, 4 cups Unsalted butter, 4 tbs Salt, 1/2 tsp 2 t Baking powder 1 tsp sugar Water, 1 cup* For the filling: Lean ground beef, 1 lb Sweet green pepper (finely chopped), 1 Onion (finely chopped), 1 Celery stalk (finely chopped), 1 Parsley (minced), […]

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Conch Fritters – Version 2

    CONCH FRITTERS   Ingredients: Oil, for frying 2 medium onions, finely chopped 1 cup green peppers chopped fine 1/3 cup red pepper chopped fine 1/4 cup celery chopped fine 1 finely chopped garlic clove Scotch bonnet minced (optional/amount according to your preference) 2 lbs finely chopped conch 3 […]

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Conch Fritters – Version 1

    CONCH FRITTERS   Ingredients: Oil, for frying 2 medium onions, finely chopped 1 cup green peppers chopped fine 1/3 cup red pepper chopped fine 1/4 cup celery chopped fine Scotch bonnet minced (optional/amount per preference) 2 lbs finely chopped conch 3 eggs, beaten 2 cups flour 1 tbs […]

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Seasoned Rice

    SEASONED RICE 2 tbs olive oil 1 sm onion ½ sweet pepper 1 celery stalk 1 garlic cloves (crushed) ¼ c olive (optional) 1 tsp ea: oregano, thyme 1 ½ sazon packet 1 T sofrito Salt & Pepper to taste 2 ½ c rice (washed) 4 ½ c […]

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Stew Chicken

    INGREDIENTS 3 lbs Chicken Wing 1 tbs poultry seasoning (plus additional to taste) 2 tbs sofrito 2 Large Onions, Sliced 2 Sweet Peppers, Sliced 3 Tomatoes coarsely chopped 3 Carrots, diced bite size 2 Potatoes, diced bite size 2 Cloves garlic, minced 3 sprigs Fresh thyme 4 Cups […]

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