Simple Guyanese Pepperpot Recipe

Learn how to make Guyanese pepperpot stew with Caribbean cookbook author Chris De La Rosa. A delicious meat stew, pepperpot is basically a variety of meats, braised in a cassareep infused liquid and cooked in Guyana during the holiday season. Most Guyanese like a thick slice of plait bread and a serving of pepperpot on Christmas morning.

For this Guyanese Pepperpot you’ll need…

4 lbs of meat- (beef and goat)
1 cup cassareep
2 cinnamon sticks
1 1/2 inch orange peel
4 cloves garlic
4 wiri wiri peppers (or 1 scotch bonnet)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp salt
8-12 cups water
4 springs thyme
6 cloves (optional)
2 onions (medium)

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