Trinidadian Green Seasoning
Green seasoning. Matt Taylor-Gross

This savory herb-laced salsa from Trinidad and Tobago is used to marinate meat and seafood or to flavor any number of spicy, hearty stews.

Yield: makes about 2 cups

Time: 15 minutes


  • <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> cup finely chopped culantro or cilantro
  • <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>4</sub> cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped thyme
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 stalk celery, finely chopped
  • <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> small white onion, finely chopped
  • <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>4</sub> red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together with 2 tablespoons water and season with salt and pepper. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.