Curry Chicken


  • 1 whole chicken (about 2.5lb – 3lb)
  • 6 tablespoons of Jamaican curry powder
  • 2 potatoes diced
  • 1.5 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 onion
  • 3 stalks scallion
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 hot peppers (ideally scotch bonnet)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper



  1.  Wash the chicken in lemon or lime Juice
  2. Chop the chicken up in to small pieces
  3. Chop the onion, scallion, pepper and garlic in to small pieces
  4. Rub all of the ingredients (apart from the potatoes and water) in to the chicken and allow to marinate in the fridge for 8 hours
  5. Chop the potato in to small pieces
  6. Put the chicken and with the marinating vegetables in a dutch oven and sear on medium heat.  (5-10 minutes)
  7. Add the potatoes and water to the pan, cover and fry until the sauce has a thick consistency (about 1 – 2 hrs)
  8. Serve with Rice and Peas
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