Jamaican Curry Chicken

Jamaican Curry Chicken

Mouthwatering Jamaican Curry Chicken is a delicious and popular dish in Jamaica.

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    Prep Time

    15 mins

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    Cook Time

    40 mins

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    4 People

Created by Joanne Crossley


  • 1kg boneless and skinless chicken thighs or breasts cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2½ Tablespoon Jamaican style curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose seasoning or chicken seasoning
  • 1 onion chopped
  • ½ red and green bell pepper each, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper finely chopped, seeds removed
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme or 1 sprig of fresh thyme
  • 3 Tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 to ½ cup water
  • 1 large potato cut into cubes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make it

1. Step

In a bowl add some salt, pepper, chopped garlic, chopped scotch bonnet pepper, half the curry powder, all-purpose or chicken seasoning and the chicken pieces and rub them well with the mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.

2. Step

Heat some oil in a saucepan, add the onions and peppers. Sauté till the onions turn translucent.

3. Step

Add thyme and remaining curry powder to the pan and mix it well.

4. Step

Add the seasoned chicken to the pot, mix well and let the chicken cook for five minutes. Mix potato pieces and add the water.

5. Step

Cook covered over medium-low flame, stir from time to time, for 25-30 minutes until liquid is thickened to a curry gravy.

6. Step

Add salt and pepper per taste. Serve Hot!


Buy Ingredients

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