Embark on a culinary voyage to the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago with this aromatic Trinidadian Curry Chicken. Trinidadian cuisine, a delightful fusion of African, Indian, and Caribbean influences, comes alive in this dish. The bold flavors of curry, the warmth of ginger, and the creaminess of coconut milk meld together to create a tantalizing symphony for your taste buds. This culinary masterpiece is a staple on Trini dining tables, where the richness of spices mirrors the cultural diversity of the islands. As you prepare this savory stew, imagine the lively streets of Port of Spain, filled with the scents of street food and the rhythm of calypso music. Let the vibrant spirit of Trinidad and Tobago infuse your kitchen as you embark on a gastronomic journey with this Trinidadian Curry Chicken.



- 1.5 kg chicken, cut into pieces
- 3 tablespoons curry powder
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 2 potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 2 carrots, sliced
- 1 scotch bonnet pepper, whole (optional for extra heat)
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh cilantro for garnish


1. In a bowl, rub the chicken pieces with curry powder, salt, and pepper. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.

2. In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, and ginger. Sauté until the onion is translucent.

3. Add the marinated chicken to the pot and brown on all sides.

4. Pour in the coconut milk and chicken broth. Stir well to combine.

5. Add the potatoes, carrots, and scotch bonnet pepper (if using) to the pot. Bring the mixture to a boil.

6. Reduce the heat, cover the pot, and let it simmer for about 40-45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.

7. Adjust the seasoning if necessary. Remove the scotch bonnet pepper before serving if you prefer less heat.

8. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve the Trinidadian Curry Chicken over rice or with roti for an authentic Caribbean meal.

Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of Trinidad and Tobago with this Trinidadian Curry Chicken. A culinary journey awaits as you savor the unique blend of spices and textures that make this dish a true representation of Caribbean gastronomy. Enjoy the warmth and hospitality of Trinidadian cuisine right in your own kitchen!