How To Make Caribbean Chicken Foot Souse.

Chris De La Rosa of shares his way of making classic Caribbean chicken foot souse. As part of the culinary culture of the islands, just about every part of the animal is used, so it’s not strange to see chicken feet being used for souse (a spicy pickle), soups, stews and curries.

Souse is basically a cold soup with spicy elements with a base of pork ears, snout and/or trotters, but for those of you who don’t eat pork, chicken feet is a delicious alternative.

You’ll Need…

1 lb chicken feet (cleaned and trimmed)
1 scotch bonnet pepper
2 cloves garlic
water for boiling the chicken feet
3-5 cups of water for the souse
2 tablespoon shado beni (or cilantro)
1 scallion
1/2 large onion sliced thin
juice of 1 lime
lemon slices
1/4 teaspoon salt
pinch black pepper
1 medium cucumber

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