Pacro Water

Pacro Water

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Seafood /Drink
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 3 qts
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 3 lbs pacro Chitons
  • water enough to cover the pacro while boiling
  • 25 leaves chadon beni chopped finely
  • 6 leaves big leaf thyme chopped finely
  • 5 cloves garlic chopped finely
  • 1 1/4 tbsp salt
  • 2 small limes
  • Pepper to taste


  • Wash and place the pacro in a pot to boil. Add enough water to cover the pacro.
  • Boil for 15 minutes over medium to high heat. Strain three times - using a collander, then a strainer.
  • Note: Don't throw away the pacro. There is another recipe for its use.
  • Add the seasonings, salt and pepper. Squeeze the limes. Stir and adjust seasonings if necessary.


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