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Trinidad Green Seasoning

Want to know the secret to delicious Caribbean food? It’s in the marinade! Trinidad green seasoning is a staple meat marinade in Caribbean dishes. Use it to season your meats, scrambled eggs, tofu and more.

Trinidad Green Seasoning Recipe - Want to know the secret to delicious Caribbean food? It’s in the marinade! Trinidad green seasoning is a staple meat marinade in Caribbean dishes. Use it to season your meats, scrambled eggs, tofu and more.Hi guys! If you follow me on Instagram then you already know that I gave birth. My little girl was born a couple of weeks early on Jan 19th. We’re both healthy and the whole family is totally in love.

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Life has however become, to say the least hectic. Luckily my mom came to my rescue! My mom is here in Spain and all is well. Aren’t moms just the best?!

Mom’s been cooking for us, whipping up all of my favorite Trinidadian dishes. This Trinidad green seasoning is a must for delicious Caribbean meat dishes like peleau, stewed chicken and curried chicken just to name a few.

Trinidad Green Seasoning Recipe - Want to know the secret to delicious Caribbean food? It’s in the marinade! Trinidad green seasoning is a staple meat marinade in Caribbean dishes. Use it to season your meats, scrambled eggs, tofu and more.Trinidad green seasoning is used as a marinade and the ingredients differ from family to family.

Since I live in Spain I’ve made it with available herbs. For example, I sub cilantro for shado beni  (culantro) which is a must for Trinidad Green Seasoning. Parsley, cilantro/coriander, and shado beni/culantro are related to one another.

Cilantro’s flavor is like a mild version of culantro and both herbs can be used interchangeably for this recipe. This article explains the difference between culantro and cilantro.

How to make Trinidad Green Seasoning 

Wash and roughly chop all ingredients.

Trinidad Green Seasoning Recipe - Want to know the secret to delicious Caribbean food? It’s in the marinade! Trinidad green seasoning is a staple meat marinade in Caribbean dishes. Use it to season your meats, scrambled eggs, tofu and more.

Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and puree. You may need to add a tiny amount of water if using a blender.

Trinidad Green Seasoning Recipe - Want to know the secret to delicious Caribbean food? It’s in the marinade! Trinidad green seasoning is a staple meat marinade in Caribbean dishes. Use it to season your meats, scrambled eggs, tofu and more.

Place in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid and store in the refrigerator. Will keep for 1 to 2 weeks.

Trinidad Green Seasoning Recipe - Want to know the secret to delicious Caribbean food? It’s in the marinade! Trinidad green seasoning is a staple meat marinade in Caribbean dishes. Use it to season your meats, scrambled eggs, tofu and more.

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Trinidad Green Seasoning
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Want to know the secret to delicious Caribbean food? It’s in the marinade! Trinidad green seasoning is a staple meat marinade in Caribbean dishes. Use it to season your meats, scrambled eggs, tofu and more. Trinidad Green Seasoning Recipe - Want to know the secret to delicious Caribbean food? It’s in the marinade! Trinidad green seasoning is a staple meat marinade in Caribbean dishes. Use it to season your meats, scrambled eggs, tofu and more.
Ingredients
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 head garlic
  • 1 bunch cilantro or shado beni aka culantro
  • ½ bunch parsley
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • small piece of ginger
You may also add
  • thyme
  • celery
  • sweet peppers
  • hot peppers
Instructions
  1. Wash and roughly chop all ingredients.
  2. Place all ingredients in a blender and food processor and puree. You may need to add a tiny amount of water if using a blender.
  3. Place in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid and store in the refrigerator.
  4. Will keep for 1 to 2 weeks.

 

 

 

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3 Comments

  • Reply
    Pamela
    April 25, 2017 at 3:35 am

    I’ve made this 🙂 and fingers crossed I made it correctly. I’ve marinated my duck with it and will keep it in the fridge overnight and cook it down tomorrow 🙂 Trini Curry Duck—yummy!!! Thank you for posting your recipe. I will let you know how this goes

  • Reply
    Pat@savorthebest.com
    March 12, 2016 at 7:49 am

    This marinade sounds exciting and has inspired me! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    • Reply
      Krystal
      March 12, 2016 at 1:38 pm

      Hope you like it Pat! 😀

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