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==Description==
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== Description ==
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This is a traditional West Indian recipe, which will vary slightly from island to island.........this version is from Trinidad. Don't be put off by the look..it tastes delicious. (I don't cook with [[salt]], so some may need to be added for personal taste.)
   
This is a traditional West Indian recipe, which will vary slightly from island to island.........this version is from Trinidad. Don't be put off by the look..it tastes delicious. ( I don't cook with salt, so some may need to be added for personal taste.)
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== Ingredients ==
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* 1 bunch [[callaloo|dasheen leaves]] (leaves of the [[taro]] plant....found in tropical Australia, optional)
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* 1 bunch [[Swiss chard|silver beet]]
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* 12 ounces [[okra]], cut into rounds (approx 15)
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* 3 cloves [[garlic]], chopped
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* 1 whole [[scotch bonnet pepper]]s (yellow squat looking)
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* 1 bunch [[green onions|spring onions]], peeled and chopped
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* 1 sprig [[thyme]], leaves only
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* 1 tablespoon [[olive oil]]
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* 500 g [[crab]]meat or 6 small crabs, backs removed and cleaned and cut in ½" pieces
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* 250 g streaky [[bacon]], cut into small pieces
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* 2 – 2½ cups [[chicken stock]] or [[vegetable stock]]
   
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=== Seasoning ===
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* 3 – 5 drops of west Indian[[hot pepper sauce]]
   
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== Directions ==
===Ingredients===
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# Put [[oil]] and [[bacon]] pieces in stockpot and cook [[bacon]] crispy.
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# Add [[onion]] and [[garlic]] and seasonings, sauté
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# Add stock, [[okra]], silver beet and whole pepper.
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# Bring to boil, then simmer until all vegetables are soft—approx 1 - 1½ hours — being very careful not to burst the whole pepper.
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# With spoon carefully remove [[pepper]] and discard.
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# Using an electric beater (or hand held swizzle stick) beat soup until vegetables are mashed down — do not purée.
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# Return pot to heat, and add crabmeat / crabs
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# Simmer until cooked.
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# Serve hot.
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# Wear a bib to keep front clean when eating crabs, and sucking crabmeat from legs — enjoy!.
   
* 1 bunch dasheen leaves (leaves of the TARO plant....found in tropical Australia , OPTIONAL)
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[[Category:Trinidadian Soups]]
* 1 bunch silver beet
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[[Category:Swiss chard Recipes]]
* 12 ounces okra, cut into rounds (approx 15)
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[[Category:Scotch bonnet Recipes]]
* 3 cloves garlic, chopped
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[[Category:Callaloo Recipes]]
* 1 whole scotch bonnet peppers (yellow squat looking)
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[[Category:Crab Recipes]]
* 1 bunch spring onions, peeled & chopped
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[[Category:Bacon Recipes]]
* 1 sprig thyme, leaves only
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[[Category:Okra Recipes]]
* 1 tablespoon olive oil
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[[Category:Garlic Recipes]]
* 500 g crabmeat or 6 small crabs, backs removed and cleaned and cut in 1/2
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[[Category:Green onion Recipes]]
* 250 g streaky bacon, cut into small pieces
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[[Category:Chicken stock and broth Recipes]]
seasoning
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[[Category:Vegetable stock and broth Recipes]]
* 2-2 1/2 cups chicken stock or vegetable stock
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[[Category:Recipes that need photos]]
* 3-5 drops of west indian hot pepper sauce (to season, ENCONA, Caribbean sauces, West Indian HOT PEPPER SAUCE.......can be purchased in Coles in)
 
 
 
===Directions===
 
 
* Put oil and bacon pieces in stockpot and cook bacon crispy.
 
* Add onion and garlic and seasonings, saute-- add stock, okra, silverbeet and WHOLE pepper-- bring to boil, then simmer until all vegetables are soft-- approx 1- 1 1/2 hours-- BEING VERY CAREFUL NOT TO BURST THE WHOLE PEPPER-- with spoon carefully remove pepper and discard-- using an electric beater (or hand held swizzle stick) beat soup until vegetables are mashed down-- do not puree-- return pot to heat, and add crabmeat/ crabs-- simmer until cooked-- serve hot-- wear a bib to keep front clean when eating crabs, and sucking crabmeat from legs-- ENJOY!
 
 
 
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==See also==
 
[[Category: Recipes]]
 
[[Category: Soups]]
 
[[Category: Caribbean Soups ]]
 
[[Category: Taro Soup Recipes]]
 
[[Category:thyme Recipes]]
 

Latest revision as of 12:03, June 4, 2013

Description Edit

This is a traditional West Indian recipe, which will vary slightly from island to island.........this version is from Trinidad. Don't be put off by the look..it tastes delicious. (I don't cook with salt, so some may need to be added for personal taste.)

Ingredients Edit

Seasoning Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Put oil and bacon pieces in stockpot and cook bacon crispy.
  2. Add onion and garlic and seasonings, sauté
  3. Add stock, okra, silver beet and whole pepper.
  4. Bring to boil, then simmer until all vegetables are soft—approx 1 - 1½ hours — being very careful not to burst the whole pepper.
  5. With spoon carefully remove pepper and discard.
  6. Using an electric beater (or hand held swizzle stick) beat soup until vegetables are mashed down — do not purée.
  7. Return pot to heat, and add crabmeat / crabs
  8. Simmer until cooked.
  9. Serve hot.
  10. Wear a bib to keep front clean when eating crabs, and sucking crabmeat from legs — enjoy!.
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