Born and raised on Guam, I by no means cease evaluating stateside events with the village-wide fiestas the place everybody on island is invited. Rub elbows with the mayors and senators of the island, and by no means tire of the abundance of meals, music, dialog and laughter. With its multi-cultural inhabitants, Guam has many various flavors and tastes. On this article, you will discover one of many island’s most requested recipes – Finadene, the island sauce discovered at each social gathering, and poured over nearly every thing!

Finadene – Island Sauce for EVERYTHING

Dip into it or pour it over EVERYTHING. Islanders NEVER do with out it, and our off-island guests carry this fabulous Guamanian recipe again residence. Finadene has a soy sauce base that’s scrumptious with steaks, hen, fish and greens. Pour it over rice!


1 cup lemon juice and rind

2/three cup soy sauce

1 cup chopped onion

2 stalks of inexperienced onion, chopped

10-12 medium sizzling peppers, chopped or mashed in response to your ‘warmth’ choice


Cherry tomatoes – sliced

Cucumbers – sliced


Make this a couple of hours forward or the evening earlier than. Combine all substances collectively and retailer the Finandene within the fridge till you are able to serve!


Pour it over rice (a regular for ALL Guamanians and located at each social gathering), over barbecued, grilled or fried hen, steaks, ribs, fish, and greens. The sauce, due to its lemon base, will get tastier daily. Make sure that to retailer unused sauce within the fridge and luxuriate in for weeks afterwards.


Guam’s Kentucky Fried Rooster eating places hand out Finadene like ketchup!

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