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How To Make Trinbago Coo Coo

Arlene returns to Trinidad to bring us some good ole “Tobago Coo Coo”, accompanied with the obligatory Fried Fish and Callaloo!


2 cups of Coconut Milk

6 medium sliced Ochros

6 chopped Pimento Peppers

1/2 cup shredded Carrots

1 1/2 cup Cornmeal

1 to 2 cups of Water

1/4 cup Butter


1. Add coconut milk, ochro, carrot and pimento peppers to pot and bring to a boil.

2. Season with salt.

3. Allow to cook and thicken.

4. In bowl, combine cornmeal and water and mix to a runny consistency.

5. Add cornmeal mixture to pot and stir until all ingredients are fully incorporated.

6. Continue to stir over a low heat until the mixture begins to pull away from the sides of the pot and bubbles up.

7. Pour into a greased baking dish.

8. Set aside and allow to firm up.


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