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Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken

Desmond W.: "easy to make and very tasty" Read More
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  • 3 lb. chicken (cut in pieces and skin removed)
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 stalks scallion (white part only, chopped)
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil (for frying chicken)
  • 1 onion (Large, chopped)
  • 1/4 green bell pepper (each, Red and, chopped)
  • 1 sprig thyme (or 1 tsp dried)
  • 1 tsp. pepper sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato ketchup
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 tsp. salt (to taste)
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    Calories650Calories from Fat330
    Total Fat37g57%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat330
    Total Carbohydrate7g2%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C15%

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


    Desmond W. 9 months ago
    easy to make and very tasty
    Sarah E. 10 months ago
    It turned out wonderfully! Honestly, I was a little skeptical that the flavor would be there but it was SO flavorful, it was prefect!
    S Johnson 2 years ago
    Delicious! I make it often
    Gerald 2 years ago
    This recipe turned out delicious. My wife loved it.
    Della M. 2 years ago
    Great taste and simple to make
    Janece Dillard 2 years ago
    good with little adjustments
    Owen M. 2 years ago
    nice😁👌🏾 added cinnamon spice, and paprika
    Angela 3 years ago
    I had to add a little flavor myself, with the suggestion of Worcester and ginger. It came out just perfect. Thanks
    Everyone loved it, even my picky husband! I did add a little more seasoning to the gravy and I found that for 7 I needed to tweak it a bit to ensure flavor. Also, I added worchestershire sauce and ginger to the gravy.
    Burks 3 years ago
    I made this last night and it was ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS!! I added a little bit of Worcestershire sauce to the roux (only a tsp) and sauteed the veggies in butter. Family loved it!!
    Linda Spruell 3 years ago
    Delicious! will make again
    Flint 4 years ago
    Great recipe easy to make
    Lashay R. 4 years ago
    It was delicious. Definitely will make again. I did everything like it was posted. 😋😋. Kids had seconds. Thats how I know. I didnt give 5 stars because I been to Jamaica and this was just a good chicken meal.
    Nikki Linn 4 years ago
    Delish! I love making different dishes, always mixing it up. The taste is similar to Cajun food. The only change I did was to thicken the sauce a little after cooking with cornstarch.
    Eff 4 years ago
    i keep coming back to this recipe. reslly nice
    Ayesha G. 4 years ago
    Deliciously rich recipe
    Kirstye 4 years ago
    According to my jamaican husband this is an authentic recipe that tastes like home. The only change I made was to double the gravy recipe and use 1/2 cup hot water when adding the chicken so that the gravy is a little thicker at the end. We like to serve this with a side of rice and peas and a salad.
    Easy to make! It was delicious!
    Blaze Jones 4 years ago
    Loved it I added some of me but great
    Great! Very yummy - love this with white rice and salad. It's definitely a fav Caribbean meal
    Sheri Simms S. 5 years ago
    The best!! I didn't have pepper sauce but hot sauce was just as good! I've made this many times even without all of the ingredients it's still a great dish!!
    Connie Phoenix 5 years ago
    Making it again and again. What more need I say?
    Debra M. 5 years ago
    It was delicious! My family loved it. I served it with mashed potatoes like one of the pictures I will definitely make this dish again.
    Michelle W. 5 years ago
    This recipe was spot on! I accidentally burned my chicken during the frying process but I think it gave it even more flavor! 😋😋😋
    Sifaya R. 5 years ago
    I enjoyed it so much!!!! It was delicious!!!! It reminded me of my grandmothers cooking! It brought all my great childhood memories back! Just amazing!!!!!!
    Shauna-lee S. 5 years ago
    Always trust in this lady and her recipes. I did not add sugar because I had what Jamaican call browning, and the ketchup was sweet enough. I used scotch bonnet pepper instead of pepper sauce and used about half the water (just keep the pot closed and it will make its own gravy...no peaking)
    Shana D. 5 years ago
    It tasted like Brown stew chicken I had previously but had to purchase from a restaurant. I was hoping my sauce would thicken a little more but I have a fix for that when I prepare it again. Thanks for recipe!
    Asia G. 6 years ago
    It was a huge success! I was craving this and decided to make it. My family loved it, simply delicious!
    Audrey Dembinski 6 years ago
    This dish was delicious but I did add a stock cube, just to hide it AV extra boost :) I would definitely make it again