West Indian Curried Chicken


This is a basic West Indian curried chicken recipe. Extremely easy to prepare and delicious with standard Caribbean fare. Peas and rice go great with it!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
8 servings


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 (3 pound) chicken, cut into pieces

  • 1 large onion, diced

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 large potatoes - peeled and cubed

  • 2 tablespoons salt

  • ¼ cup Jamaican curry powder

  • hot pepper sauce to taste


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken, onions, and garlic until the chicken has browned; about 5 minutes. Stir in potatoes, salt, and curry powder; add enough water to cover the chicken halfway. Cover, and simmer until tender, 30 to 40 minutes. Season to taste with hot pepper sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

574 Calories
31g Fat
37g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 574
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 1908mg 83%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 42mg 212%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 1185mg 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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