Jamaican Chicken

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by James Craig

This recipe appeared in Family Circle magazine in July, 1980. It is a chicken dish which is unlike the usual boring alternatives.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Disjoint chicken, cut into serving portions, put into a bowl and sprinkle with 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice.
  2. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper, put aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Pat the pieces dry with paper toweling and gently fry in oil until browned all over, moving the pieces in the pan frequently.
  4. Transfer to an ovenproof dish.
  5. Add onion and garlic to pan and fry gently until softened, remove and add to the chicken pieces.
  6. Top with the tomatoes, raisins, lemon rind, salt and pepper.
  7. Put lid on dish, or cover with foil and bake in a moderate oven for about 40 minutes.
  8. Cover with the pineapple, sprinkle the rum over and cook, uncovered until chicken pieces are tender.

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