★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Cathy Boucheti
from Tunapuna

Strangely, this was my Dad's favorite thing to eat, growing up with stew Oxtail.It did not matter the amount, there was never enough to go around, especially when neighbors stopped by "to say Hi" more to eat some food! if you ask me.

serves 2
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min


  • 6 md
    ochros sliced horizontally
  • 1 c
    of parboiled brown rice
  • 1 sm
    onion finely chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic finely chopped
  • 1 c
    pumpkin, cubed
  • 1 c
    carrots, cubed
  • 1/2 c
    saltfish, shredded
  • 3
    pimentos peppers
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh, oregano,
  • 1/2 tsp
    rosemary sprigs finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    crushed, ginger
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 pinch
    salt and pepper
  • 1
    sprig of lemon grass pounded and finely chopped

How To Make

  • 1
    In a sauce pan saute onions, garlic, ginger, peppers,lemongrass,carrots, pumpkin and ochros. Until slightly tender, add rice, water simmer for 5 mins with lid on.
  • 2
    Remove lid and add coconut milk, pepper flakes, water, oregano, rosemary and salt fish stirring ever so gently add salt and pepper to taste.I usually serve this with a simple green salad and hot sauce on the side.
  • 3
    I know a lot are into healthy eating,but I find this dish is incomplete with (Golden Ray Cooking Butter). You may choose not to use it, but I have and it taste heavenly.With or without makes no difference to your taste buds I promise ♥