- 1 bunch dasheen leaves* or spinach
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, optional
- 2 medium crabs, meat only
- 12 okra, sliced
- 1 pig's tail
- 1 bunch green onions, chopped
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 2 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves chopped
- 1 clove garlic, chopped
- 1 Scotch bonnet pepper, whole
Strip the stalks from the dasheen leaves and wash and dry the leaves. Cut leaves into fine pieces. Set aside.
Heat oil, if using, in a large pot over medium-high heat, and then add crab meat, okra, pig's tail, green onions, onions, thyme, and garlic. Saute for 3 to 4 minutes. Place whole hot pepper in pot, then add 2 cups of boiling water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 1 hour, or until all ingredients are tender.
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