Guyanese Pepperpot

Jonathan Phang shares his family's version of Guyana's national dish
Guyanese Pepperpot
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  • Serves: 6
  • Cook Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 2-3 tbsp groundnut oil
  • 450 g pork shoulder, chopped
  • 450 g lean stewing beef, chopped
  • 3 pig's trotters, chopped
  • 100 ml cassereep
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tbsp demerara sugar
  • 2 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • 2 scotch bonnet peppers, finely chopped
  • 6 cloves
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 1 tsp dried thyme

Method

1. Heat the groundnut oil in a large pan and brown the meat and trotters in batches. Season with salt and pepper, cover with water and bring to the boil. Cook for 1 hour.

2. Add the remaining ingredients to the pan, bring back to the boil and simmer for 1-2 hours, adding more water as necessary.

3. Serve with boiled white rice.

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