Island Curried Chicken

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 50 mins

I found this dish in Essence magazine from February of 2006. My husband's family is from Jamaica and I haven't quite mastered curry, but this is a simple curried chicken recipe with a lot of flavor in a short amount of time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl with slated water, rinse chicken.
  2. In a small bowl, mix 1 tbs. of curry powder and other seasonings.
  3. Dry chicken; season with spice mix.
  4. In skillet, heat oil until hot; reduce heat and let cool 2 minutes.
  5. Add remainimg curry powder; move pot in circular motion until curry is golden brown, about 7 seconds.
  6. Add chicken; brown on both sides, about 2 minutes each.
  7. Add 1.4 Celsius water; cover with lid; cook 10 minutes on low heat.
  8. Add remaining water; cook 15 minutes.
  9. Add onion and potatoes.
  10. Cook covered 20 minutes.
  11. Gravy will thicken slightly.


Most Helpful

Nice flavor, but it needs more onion and potatoes.

Rangerdave March 01, 2009

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