Jamaican Curry Chicken by Jamaican Travel and Culture

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Jamaican Curry Chicken

Our go to chicken curry! When you want a home cooked meal try this out with rice/peas, plantain, roti, and cabbage! You'll want to scrape the plate.


1 whole chicken (about 2.5lb - 3lb)
6 tablespoons of Jamaican curry powder
 2 potatoes
 1.5 tablespoons of vegetable oil
 2 cups water
 1 onion
 3 stalks scallion
 5 sprigs fresh thyme
 4 cloves garlic
 2 hot peppers (ideally scotch bonnet)
 2 teaspoons salt
 2 teaspoons pepper


Wash the chicken in lemon or lime Juice
Chop the chicken up into small pieces
Chop the onion, scallion, pepper and garlic in to small pieces
Rub all of the ingredients (apart from the potatoes and water) in to the chicken and allow to marrinate in the fridge for 2 hours
Chop the potato into small pieces
Fry the chicken until the chicken is sealed (5-10 minutes)
Add the potatoes and water to the pan, cover and fry until the sauce has a thick consistency (about 1 - 2 hrs)
Serve with Rice and Peas

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