Pig Foot Souse is a popular street food in Trinidad and Tobago, and other parts of the Caribbean. While it is a simple dish to make, it requires some knowledge of the ingredients to make the perfect pig foot souse.

Yield – 8 to 12 Servings

Ingredients Pig feet – 2 lbs

Water – 4 cups + more

Salt – 1 tbsp + 1 tsp or to taste

Garlic – ¼ cup (finely chopped)

Scotch Bonnet Pepper – 1 tsp or to taste (finely chopped)

Chadon Beni – 1/3 cup (finely chopped)

Onion – 1 cup (thinly sliced)

Cucumber – 1 to 2 cups (thinly sliced)

Lime Juice – 1/4 cup or to taste.


1. Place pig’s feet in a medium to large stock pot.

2. Cover with water, bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and allow to cook until tender.

3. Once tender, strain and wash under cold water to stop the cooking process.

4. Place pig’s feet in a bowl and add all remaining ingredients as illustrated in the video.

5. Taste for salt and acidity & add more if needed.