Guava Baked Lamb
Recipe type: Meats
Cuisine: Caribbean
Serves: 10
  • 2 lbs. lamb shoulder or chops
  • 2 tbsp. green seasoning
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 lime
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup lamb stock
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp parsley flakes
  • 1 tbsp fine leaf thyme
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 6 leaves chadon beni, minced
  • 2 tbsp guava cheese or paste (4 packetsTricopilia guava cheese)
  • 1 tsp. pepper sauce or to taste
  1. Wash the lamb with lime and water, pat dry and place in a bowl. Season with the green seasoning, parsley, onion, garlic, paprika and salt. Set aside.
  2. Pressure cook the lamb in 2cups water for 30 minutes. Note: You can adjust seasonings to taste before you pressure cook the lamb if you choose. Just watch your salt content though!
  3. In a deep bowl mix together hot lamb stock, salt, garlic, nutmeg, parsley, thyme, pepper sauce and guava cheese. Mix well with a fork until the guava cheese melts completely. Set aside
  4. Place shoulder or chops side by side in a deep baking dish or loaf pan. Spread the guava mixture on top of lamb.
  5. Bake in a moderate oven for 20 minutes. Cool before serving. Note: sodium content will vary in this recipe.
Recipe by Simply Trini Cooking at