Soaked Plum
Recipe type: Appetizers
Cuisine: Caribbean
  • 3 c plum ( green or half ripe)
  • 7 garlic cloves
  • 4 tbsp salt
  • 1 hot pepper ( scotch bonnet )
  • 10 chadon beni leaves
  • A glass bottle/s to hold the plums
  1. Wash and mark plums lengthwise using a small knife.
  2. Clean and crush the garlic and chop the chadon beni leaves.
  3. Then layer by adding the chadon beni, plum, some cloves of garlic and a few pieces of hot pepper
  4. Continue layering until the bottle is full
  5. Add the salt and water and soak for a week or until the plums change colour.
Sterilize bottles with hot water and set aside.
Recipe by Simply Trini Cooking at