authentic recipe for Aruba siboya tempera

Siboyo Tempera Aruba Recipe

An Aruban marinated onion and hot pepper sauce ideal for topping fresh fish, chicken or grilled meats.

Course Sauce
Cuisine Aruba
Keyword easy condiment, marinated onion, onion sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 10 kcal
Author Michele Peterson


  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 5 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp sugar or less to taste
  • 2 large red or white onion
  • 1 Madame Jeanette hot pepper or Scotch Bonnet
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp salt and pepper to taste
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  1. Peel and slice onions very thinly
  2. Crush clove of garlic
  3. Remove seeds and slice Madame Jeanette pepper crosswide ( wear gloves)
  4. Mix water, vinegar and sugar in saucepan and heat to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar
  5. Remove water mixture from heat and pour into glass bowl
  6. Add sliced onions, garlic and hot pepper to water
  7. Cool in refrigerator

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Siboyo Tempera Aruba Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 10
% Daily Value*
Sodium 293mg 12%
Potassium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Sugars 1g
Vitamin A 1.1%
Vitamin C 9.9%
Calcium 0.1%
Iron 0.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.