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Chamorro Finadene Sauce

Finadene sauce is a Chamorro condiment that is spicy, tangy, and full of umami.

It’s simple to make, and goes great on a while variety of thing!

Finadene sauce is a Chamorro, or Guamanian condiment that is spicy, tangy and out of this world. If you're into trying new things and love heat, this is a must try!

So finadene is a guamanian side that is zesty, spicy and really packs a punch. It’s a simple sauce made of lemon juice (sometimes vinegar), soy sauce, onions and peppers. Some add tomato as well.

Whenever I used to go to Thanksgiving on my dad’s side of the family, we would have a whole slew of chamorro dishes.

Finadene sauce is a Chamorro, or Guamanian condiment that is spicy, tangy and out of this world. If you're into trying new things and love heat, this is a must try!

Chicken kelaguen, red rice are always staples, and you would just cover it all with finadene.

I also love to add it to a lemon and soy sauce marinated grilled chicken that I grew up eating.

You can check that recipe out here.

Finadene sauce is a Chamorro, or Guamanian condiment that is spicy, tangy and out of this world. If you're into trying new things and love heat, this is a must try!

You can use this sauce the day of, but I really recommed letting it sit in the fridge for a couple days to allow those flavors to melt together.

You can keep it in the fridge for about a week and the longer it sits, the spicier it’ll get!

Chamorro Finadene Sauce

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Chamorro
Keyword: spicy
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 120kcal
Finadene sauce is a chamorro, or guamanian condiment that is spice, tangy and out of this world. If you're into trying new things and love heat, this is a must try!
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup lemon juice vinegar can be substituted
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup green onion
  • 6 thai chilis
  • 2 fresno peppers

Instructions

  • In a bowl combine lemon juice and soy sauce, thinly slice green onions and peppers and add to the bowl.
  • Let it sit in the fridge for about 2-3 days before serving for best results. Cherry tomatoes and white onions can also be added if desired. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6490mg | Potassium: 575mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 756IU | Vitamin C: 95mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 4mg
Derek Campanile
Derek Campanile
I'm an IT professional by day. Home cook for the family by night. Follow my blog for easy to make recipes, how-to's and ideas to gather the family at the dinner table!