These spicy beef kebabs can be found on the island of St. Croix, as well as many other islands, where fruits abound.
This sauce is wonderful on grilled chicken and firm fish like salmon. Use it as they would in Trinidad to spice up a fried shark sandwich.
A well-known West Indies folktale describes a Creole woman who loved the fragrant island pods so much that she decided to make a soup out of them.
If there were a typical eastern Caribbean hot sauce, this might be it. It has hints of Trinidad, Barbados, and even Grenada. To be perfectly authentic, you should buy or grow the red habaneros so popular in that part of the Caribbean, called Congo or bonney peppers.