How do you make curry chicken in a slow cooker?

How do you make curry chicken in a slow cooker?


  1. In the bottom of the slow cooker, whisk together coconut milk, chicken stock, tomato sauce, curry powder, salt and cayenne.
  2. Add chicken breasts, onion, chickpeas and sweet potatoes.
  3. Cook on Low for 8 hours or High for 4 hours.
  4. Stir in peas and lemon juice 5 minutes before serving.

How is Jamaican curry different?

Jamaican curry powder is different than curry powder you’ll typically find in the average U.S. supermarkets because it contains more turmeric (which is why Jamaican dishes are often yellow) and more allspice in comparison to the other spices.

Do you put coconut milk in Jamaican curry chicken?

If you have ever had Jamaican food in general, you know it’s all about flavor + spice! Embrace the heat with my Authentic Jamaican Curry Chicken, simmered in a sauce of hot peppers, chicken stock, garlic, and coconut milk along with a handful of spices and veggies that give it that extra pizzaz.

How do you marinate Jamaican chicken curry?


  1. Remove the skin (if there is any) from the chicken and cut it into small pieces.
  2. In a kitchen bowl, add the chicken, onion, garlic, scotch bonnet pepper, pimento berries, ginger, salt, all-purpose seasoning, the curry powder and mix everything together and leave to marinate for 30 minutes or more.

How do I make Jamaican curry?

Jamaican Curry Powder

  1. 2 1/2 tablespoon turmeric ground.
  2. 1 tablespoon coriander seeds ground.
  3. 1 tablespoon cumin seeds.
  4. 2 tablespoon all spice.
  5. 2 tablespoon ginger ground.
  6. 2 tablespoon yellow mustard seeds dry.
  7. 2 tablespoon fenugreek seeds ground.
  8. 1 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (you can use white pepper)

What kind of curry do Jamaicans use?

Jamaican curry powder is a mix of local Jamaican spices. It is mostly made up of fresh allspice but is generally high in turmeric. This is also the reason why most dishes with Jamaican curry powder are a bright yellow. Jamaican brands such as Betapac Curry Powder are especially loved by Caribbean folks.

What vegetables go in Jamaican curry?

Ingredients for Jamaican Curry Chicken Veggies – Onion, green onions (scallions), bell peppers (red and green) and tomatoes. All veggies are diced. Aromatics & Herbs – Garlic, ginger, cilantro and fresh thyme, all chopped. Jalapeño – Chopped, with seeds removed.

Do you put tomatoes in Jamaican curry chicken?

In Jamaica most people use tomatoes in their curry recipe, but I prefer to use red and green bell peppers instead, and a tablespoon of ketchup and West Indian pepper sauce to add some zip!

Why do Jamaicans burn curry powder?

The cooking technique of ‘burning’ curry powder releases flavour and colour. Check out my Jamaican curry chicken recipe video below to see how I burn the curry powder to get my curry chicken to have a rich yellow curry colour and spicy curry flavour.