Oil Down is a hearty dish popular in Trinidad & Tobago as well as Grenada.


1 medium Breadfruit 

1/2 cup chopped Garlic

8 medium Pimento Peppers

1/2 lb boiled Salted Pigtails 

4 Dasheen Bush Leaves 

2 bundles of Chive 

Pepper Sauce to taste 

1/4 cup Vegetable Oil


1. Add vegetable oil to pot. 

2. Saute chive, pimento and garlic. 

3. Add breadfruit and allow to steam with dasheen bush. 

4. Stir in pigtails and pepper sauce. 

5. Add enough coconut milk to cover ingredients. 

6. Allow to cook under low heat. 

7. Leave enough liquid for gravy when cool.