Complexity: Easy


  • 12 – 15 guavas
  • 3 – 4 large cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 large lime
  • 4 – 6 blades shadon beni
  • Pinch of sugar
  • ½ hot pepper (scotch bonnet), seeded and chopped or pepper sauce
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  1. Cut the ends off the guavas and cut into chunks. Place in a large bowl. (You can remove the seeds if you wish)
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  3. Let rest for approximately ½ hour in refrigerator if desired to allow the flavours to blend and the salt to draw liquid from the fruit.

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