Kabritu Stoba (Bonaire Goat Stew)
In Bonaire, Kabritu Stoba is considered a specialty dish which usually features cubed goat meat, but lamb can also be used. This is a rich stew made with onions, garlic, tomatoes, and jalapenos, which is perfectly finished off with a splash of lime, and a touch of vinegar. This stoba is thick and hardy, and is usually served with a side dish of Caribbean rice and beans.
- 2 lbs. Goat or Lamb, cubed
- Juice of 1 Lime
- 3 tbsp. Butter
- 1 medium Onion, chopped
- 2 cloves Garlic, chopped
- 1 medium Tomato, chopped
- 1 can Tomato Paste
- 1 medium Jalapeno, chopped
- ½ tsp. Paprika
- 1 cup Beef Broth
- 1 tbsp. White Vinegar
- Salt to taste
- Black Pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Pour the lime juice over the meat.
- In a large pan, melt the butter and then add the meat. Sauté, stirring occasionally, until browned on all sides.
- Add the onion and garlic and continue to sauté for 5 more minutes. Add all of the remaining ingredients and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
- Transfer to a baking dish. Cover and bake for 45 minutes.
- Serve with rice or fungi.