April 09, 2021

This rich Jamaican Chicken Curry is bursting with flavors and is a must for all chicken lovers!


  • 4 Chicken Legs and Thighs
  • 3 tbsp JCS Curry Powder
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  • 1 pack Maggi Season-Up All Purpose Powered seasoning
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  • 1 pack Maggi Season-Up Chicken Powered Seasoning
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  • 1 tbsp Grace Caribbean Traditions Cock Flavored Seasoning
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  • 1 tbsp Grace Caribbean Traditions Cock Ginger Garlic Pimento Seasoning
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  • 6 Ocho Rios Pimento berries, Crushed
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  • ¼ tsp Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce
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  • 2 stalk escallion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 1 medium potato, diced
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups of water


    • Cut chicken in small pieces, wash thoroughly with some vinegar and water, and drain excess water from chicken.
    • Season chicken with 2 tablespoon curry powder, chicken seasoning, all purpose seasoning, ginger garlic pimento seasoning, cock flavored seasoning, black pepper and salt if needed.
    • Combine seasoning thoroughly into chicken.
    • Cover chicken and allow to marinate overnight or a minimum of 2 hours in the refrigerator.
    • Chop vegetables and set aside.
    • Heat oil in a pot and add half the chicken to hot pan.
    • Sear chicken on all sides until a nice brown color is achieved. Remove chicken from pot and repeat the process for the remainder of the chicken. Remove all the chicken once they are finish searing.
    • To the same pot, add potatoes, garlic, thyme, onions, carrots and pimento berries and allow these to sear for 4 minutes.
    • Add 1 tablespoon curry and scotch bonnet pepper, and continue to sear for 3 additional minutes before adding 2 cups water and the chicken back to the pot.
    • Allow chicken to simmer or reduce for 15 minutes or until a thick and flavorful gravy is achieved.
    • Enjoy


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