THE SEASONED SKILLET
is a very popular Caribbean pickled vegetable dressing that is used as a condiment to many dishes, particularly seafood. It’s made by pickling vegetables such a onions, chayote, carrots and scotch bonnet peppers in vinegar, herbs and spices!
Prep Time: 15 Min
6 White Onions, large, sliced
2 Carrot large, julienned
2 Chayote chocho, large, sliced
6 Scotch Bonnet Peppers sliced
20 Pimento Seeds allspice berries
2 Thyme Sprigs
4 cups White Vinegar
PICKLING Time: 7 DAYS
Prep Ingredients. Slice onions and chayote (chocho), julienne carrots, carefully slice scotch bonnet peppers, pimento seeds, thyme sprigs, and set aside.
Add Ingredients to Jar. In a large sealable glass jar, layer in all the prepped ingredients. Then pour the white vinegar on top until all the vegetables are covered. Seal and place in refrigerator to allow the flavours to intensify and marinate.
For optimal freshness, here are some features you should look for in a pickling jar:
– Air-Tight Seal
– Flip Lid Design
– Wide Mouth Opening
Use Gloves. When handling and cutting the scotch bonnet peppers use gloves to prevent burns.