Chow Down on Trini Delicacy

Here’s a simple recipe for a Trini delicacy that you can make. It’s a mango chow.

INGREDIENTSMango “Mango chow”

1-2 green mangos

1/4 teaspoon of salt

Sprinkle of black pepper

1 tbsp. shado beni or 1/4 cup of cilantro (optional)

1 lime or lemon or a few tbsps. vinegar to taste

 Your favorite pepper (optional)

1 shallot (optional)

 2 cloves of garlic (optional)


In a bowl, add sliced pepper of your choice, garlic and shallots. These ingredients are optional based on the level of spice you’re trying to achieve in your mango chow.

Wash and peel mangos, sliceinto wedges and place in a bowl.

Add salt and pepper. Add your shado beni or cilantro. Squeeze the juice of the lemon or lime, this can also be substituted with vinegar.

Toss the mixture with a spoon. Do not use hands if peppers are present in the mixture.