Jamaican Curried Chicken

Course : Chicken
Serves: 4
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1 whole chicken
1/2 Teaspoon salt
1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoon curry powder
1 medium Onion -- coarsely chopped
3 cloves garlic -- minced
1 medium Scotch Bonnet pepper -- finely chopped (discard seeds)
2 sprigs fresh thyme leaves
2 pieces bay leaves
1 stalk scallion or green onion -- crushed
1/4 cup cooking oil
2 cups water

Preparation / Directions:

Method 1.Cut chicken in serving size pieces and wash with vinegar or lime. 2.Rub the first nine ingredients thoroughly into chicken, cover and marinate for 1-2 hours. 3.Heat oil in a deep saucepan. 4.Scrape off the seasonings, retain with the marinade. 5.Fry chicken on both sides until golden brown. Pour off the oil. 6.Add the seasonings, marinade and water. 7.Simmer until the chicken is tender and gravy reaches desired thickness. 8.Serve on a bed of rice or with boiled green plantains and a fresh salad


Nutritional Information:

3753 Calories (kcal); 288g Total Fat; (70% calories from fat); 260g Protein; 14g Carbohydrate; 1358mg Cholesterol; 1060mg Sodium

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