Jamaican Style Curried Chicken

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The Best Dressed Chicken
  • 3 lbs. Best Dressed Free Range Mixed Parts (rinse with water & vinegar if desired)
  • 3 stalks escallion (chopped)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. fresh ginger (grated)
  • 6 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. scotch bonnet pepper (chopped)
  • 4 tbsp. curry powder
  • 2 tbsp. chicken seasoning
  • ½ cups carrot (diced diagonally)
  • ½ cup potato (medium diced)
  • 2 ½ cups water (or enough to cover chicken)
  • 2 tsps. cornstarch
Jamaican Style Curried Chicken
  • Cut chicken into 1.5 inch pieces
  • Season chicken with chopped escallion, onion, garlic, black pepper, chopped scotch bonnet pepper and 2 tbsp curry powder. Cover and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for about 1 hour or overnight.
  • Heat oil in a heavy skillet, add onion and grated ginger and allow to brown for about 2 minutes. Add remaining curry powder and stir for another minute.
  • Add the seasoned chicken and cook stirring for about 5-10 minutes.
  • Pour in 2 cups of water or just enough to cover the chicken. Stir then cover and allow to cook for about 30 minutes.
  • Dissolve cornstarch in remaining half cup water and add to the curried chicken and stir well. Simmer for a further 5 minutes and until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  • Served traditionally with steamed rice and tossed veg or boiled dumplings and ground provisions.
  • Enjoy!
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