Preparation Time - 30 Minutes
Preparation Method - Stove Top

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Iguana Stew

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Mateo R. | February 14th, 2022

Ingredients are for 4 Servings
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Qty Unit Ingredient
1 each Iguana
1 large Onion
2 cloves Garlic
3 large Tomatoes
2 medium Green peppers
4 teaspoons Achiote Oil
1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
1/2 teaspoon Salt
Prep Time Process Time Overall Time
30 Minutes 1 Hour 1 hour 30 minutes

1. To Butcher the Iguana: Cut off its head. Open the belly lengthwise and remove all the entrails and the rectum.

2. Parboil in salted water for 20 to 30 minutes until the meat is tender, taking care not to let it get too soft.

3. Remove from the water and peel, this can be done by scraping it with a knife.

4. Cut in portions.

5. In a stock pot add the Iguana, onion, garlic and Achiote Oil.

6. Saute until the onions are wilted.

7. Add the tomatoes, sliced green peppers and 1 cup of water.

8. Cook, uncovered, until almost dry, about 1 hour.

9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Submitted by Mateo R. | February 14th, 2022 See all of Mateo R.'s Recipes.

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