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Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Traditional sauce of Guam. Can't have a fiesta without it."
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20 m servings 16
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a small bowl, stir together the soy sauce, lemon juice, green onions, and red pepper flakes. Let stand for about 15 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to blend.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 16 calories; 0.1 3.2 1.2 0 903 Full nutrition

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This was recommended to me by a woman who's husband was stationed in Guam years ago. I needed to make it for a party that I was attending and used it with Kalua Pig from this site and steamed ri...

Ten years ago my husband and I were stationed in Guam through the Marine Corps. Finadeni was one of our favorite native recipes. We add fresh diced tomatoes to the recipe as well. To this day,...

I love finadeni and make it all the time. You can use either lemon juice or vinegar. Portions of soy and acid depend on personal taste--I prefer more acid. Start with less and work up to your...

This is a great sauce. A neighbor showed us how to make this initially and we use white onions instead of green. LOVE it, especially with grilled elk or venison. After awhile we started tweak...

On Guam, every family has its own brand of finadene, and each and every one is "the best". I like mine "gof pika" very hot with lots of lemon juice to cut the heat -- not! Whoever finds the be...

I love finadeni and this is the perfect recipe! Goes perfect with both white and red rice. We also use leftovers to marinate chicken in.

We love Finadeni! We use cayenne pepper though, and chopped onions, and usually half soy and half vinegar, depending on how much we're making, but usually for our family, we use 1/2 a cup of eac...

There are so many variations of Finadene, this is a good one. I use fresh red Thai peppers and chopped white onion.

My mom is from guam but she uses vinegar instead of lemon plus she adds boonie peppers, green onions and sweet onions. My boys eat it with rice and makes a good dip for your meat.