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Looking for a delicious and flavorful chicken dish? Look no further than this Jamaican curry chicken recipe! Packed with the warm and aromatic flavors of Jamaican curry powder, allspice, and thyme, this dish is sure to please your taste buds. And with the added creaminess of coconut milk and the heat of scotch bonnet peppers, it’s the perfect balance of sweet and spicy.

This recipe is easy to make and can be customized to your liking with your choice of chicken cuts and spice levels. So why not give this Jamaican curry chicken recipe a try for your next dinner? It’s sure to impress!

Jamaican curry chicken recipe, you will need the following cooking utensils:

  • Large pot or Dutch oven
  • Cutting board
  • Chef’s knife
  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon or spatula
  • Measuring spoons
  • Can opener
  • Potato peeler (if using fresh potatoes)



  • 2 lbs. chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 tbsp Jamaican curry powder
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper, chopped (optional)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a bowl, mix together the Jamaican curry powder, allspice, and thyme. Season the chicken pieces with the spice mixture and set aside.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the chicken pieces and brown on all sides, about 5 minutes. Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside.
  3. In the same pot, add the onion, garlic, ginger, and scotch bonnet pepper (if using). Cook for 2-3 minutes until the onions are softened.
  4. Add the chicken broth and coconut milk to the pot and stir to combine. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
  5. Add the chicken pieces back into the pot and stir to combine. Add the diced potatoes and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Cover the pot and simmer for 30-40 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and the potatoes are tender.
  7. Serve hot with rice and peas or other Jamaican side dishes. Enjoy!

Experience the flavors of Jamaican cuisine beyond this recipe. Buy a Jamaican recipe book and take your taste buds on a culinary adventure!

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