Trini Style Breadfruit Oil Down

Trini Style Breadfruit Oil Down

What’s your favorite way to prepare Breadfruit? We LOVE using CGA products to make our tasty Trini-Style Oil Down! See the recipe below and try it for yourself!

Breadfruit oil down


1 large breadfruit, cut into large chunks

1 med onion, finely chopped

4 cups dasheen leaves, shredded

2 large pimentos, finely chopped

5 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 scotch bonnet pepper

1/4 cup freshly chopped herbs (chadon beni, thyme, chive and celery)

2 cups coconut milk

2 cups water

Salt and black pepper to taste

1 vegetable cube

2 tbsp Constance Estate chili infused coconut oil

2 tbsp French maid



– In a large pot parboil breadfruit for 20 mins. Once boiled drain and set aside.

– To the same pot on medium heat add 2 tbsp oil and 1 tbsp French maid, sauté onion, garlic, half of the fresh herbs and pimentos for 2-3 mins before adding breadfruit. Sauté for a further 2 mins.

– Add water and coconut milk to the pot, along with salt, black pepper, veg cube, dasheen leaves and scotch bonnet.

– Let the pot come to a simmer before turning the heat down to low and covering the pot.

– Cook for 30-40 mins, turning the breadfruit every 10 mins to prevent sticking.

– Once it reaches your desired consistency remove scotch bonnet and mix in the remaining French Maid and fresh herbs.