Healthy Jamaican Chicken Curry

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Healthy Jamaican Chicken Curry

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 55 minutes

Total time: 70 minutes

Servings: 6

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Photo courtesy of Bonnie Wu.

Ingredients:

2 pounds chicken thighs

1 hot pepper such as Caribbean scotch bonnet, serrano or jalapeño

1 large white or yellow onion

1 bunch scallions

3 potatoes

½ cup cashews (optional)

2 cloves garlic

½ tablespoon ginger

1 tablespoon chopped, fresh thyme

½ teaspoon black pepper

2 tablespoon poultry seasoning

2 tablespoon Caribbean curry powder (or 1.5 tbsp any curry powder and .5 tbsp all spice)

¼ cup olive oil

1 tablespoon butter (optional)

Directions:

  1. Cut chicken in stew-size pieces. Season with poultry seasoning cut with a dash of all spice

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2. Roughly chop hot pepper, onion, scallions, garlic, ginger, and thyme. Add to blender/food processer with black pepper. Blend to puree.

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3. Heat oil in large stock pot over medium/medium-high heat. Brown curry powder 5 min.

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4. Add one cup of blended pepper and onion purée and brown chicken 5-7 minutes. Add extra oil if necessary to keep chicken from sticking.

Photo courtesy of Bonnie Wu.

Photo courtesy of Bonnie Wu.

5. Add remaining purée and simmer 20 minutes.

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6. Cube potatoes the same size as chicken. Add and simmer 25 minutes.

Photo courtesy of Bonnie Wu.

Photo courtesy of Bonnie Wu.

7. Toast cashews in butter over medium-high heat for 5-10 min or until golden brown (optional). Garnish curry chicken with cashews and sliced scallion and serve over Jamaican rice and peas.

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Photo courtesy of Bonnie Wu.

Recipe adapted from http://keithlorren.com/.

Everything curry:

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Easy Indian Curry

Curry Cauliflower Soup

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