The Caribbean equivalent of polenta or grits. Bajans serve it with their National dish of flying fish.
"Said I remember when we used to sit
Combine and set aside
1/2 cups cold water
Trim and slice
1/2 pound fresh okra
In a medium saucepan, combine okra with
1 cup chicken stock
Bring to a boil. Add cornmeal mixture.
Spoon mixture onto serving plates, shaping into round cakes, about 1 inch thick. Serve immediately.
Chef's Tip- Cou-Cou may be poured into a greased baking pan and placed into refrigerator to set overnight. Unmold from
pan and cut into 4 inch squares which can be fried or baked.
*Adobo is a condiment available in most Latin markets.
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