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13 INGREDIENTS5 STEPS3HR

Stewed Agouti (Wild Meat)

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Learn how to make this classic heritage dish, made in one form or the other throughout the Caribbean. Using 'game' or 'wild meat' as it's commonly known in the Southern Caribbean, you'll enjoy a tasty dish of Agouti. Will need to be marinated overnight.

3HR

Total Cooking Time

13

Ingredients
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
6
Serves 6
5 lb
Agouti , washed
2 Tbsp
Green Caribbean Seasoning
3/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1
Medium Onion , diced
1
Medium Tomato , diced
3 cloves
Garlic , crushed
1/2
Scotch Bonnet Pepper , diced
1 Tbsp
Vegetable Oil
1 1/2 Tbsp
Brown Sugar
3 cups
Coconut Milk
2
Scallions , chopped
1 Tbsp
Culantro Leaves , chopped
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Directions

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Step 1
In a bowl season the Agouti (5 lb) with Green Caribbean Seasoning (2 Tbsp) , Salt (3/4 tsp) , and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp) , then add the Onion (1) , Tomato (1) , Garlic (3 cloves) , and Scotch Bonnet Pepper (1/2) and mix. Let it marinate overnight.
Step 2
Once your meat has marinated, heat up a pot and add the Vegetable Oil (1 Tbsp) and Brown Sugar (1 1/2 Tbsp) . Cook over high heat until the sugar turns an amber color but careful that it does not turn black.
Step 3
Add in the seasoned meat and stir to get a nice color on the meat. Swish some water around the bowl used to marinate, then add that in as well. Place the lid and continue to cook on high for 25 minutes. Remove the lid for the last 5 minutes.
Step 4
Pour in the Coconut Milk (3 cups) bring it up to a boil again then reduce to a simmer. Place the lid back on and braise for an hour and half.
Step 5
Stir the mixture then put the lid back on and cook for another 30 minutes. After that, turn off the stove and add in the Scallions (2) and Culantro Leaves (1 Tbsp) . Serve with yams or any other roots and enjoy!

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