Chicken Foot Souse Recipe


Chicken foot souse is a traditional Caribbean dish that is loved for its unique flavors and textures. This dish is made by simmering chicken feet in a flavorful broth until they become tender and succulent. The souse is then served with a tangy and spicy sauce that perfectly complements the richness of the chicken feet. If you're looking to try something new and adventurous, this chicken foot souse recipe is a must-try!

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 2 hours


  • 2 pounds of chicken feet
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons of vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Start by cleaning the chicken feet thoroughly. Remove any excess skin or nails and wash them under cold water.
  2. In a large pot, add the chicken feet, chopped onion, minced garlic, thyme leaves, and minced scotch bonnet pepper.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar, salt, and pepper. Pour this mixture over the chicken feet in the pot.
  4. Add the water to the pot and bring it to a boil over medium heat.
  5. Once the pot comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and let the chicken feet simmer for about 2 hours, or until they become tender.
  6. After the chicken feet are cooked, remove them from the pot and set them aside.
  7. Using a strainer, strain the broth to remove any solids.
  8. Return the strained broth to the pot and bring it to a simmer.