Everyone loved it. So glad I found you!! Loved it! A great BIG thank you to you Ms Fay. I love your videos and you’re such an adorable kind lady. 1/2 cup Cooking oil (for frying chicken) Mmmnnh….yummy…thats how we yawddy do it…. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Thanks so much for sharing ! Watch the video for extra tips. My Dad, Mom, and Grandmother are all from JA and have taught me a bit with cooking. Season chicken with salt, black pepper, sugar, garlic and scallion (green onion). 2 stalk escallion (white part only), chopped. Your site has truly given me the knowledge I was looking for to become a better cook and try something new. Your family is truly blessed to have a lovely talented lady such as you to lead them in the kitchen as well as in life. Thank you.. Hi Lorie, Hope you have a chance to reply, Fay. TO FAY, My husband loved it. Fay. Overall, I was pleased with the results. Who else loves Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken?! Making fried dumplings, plantings and boiled dumplings ect. Just buy enough thighs to equal 3 lbs. This kept well for leftovers too, and in my opinion was even better the next day. :-):-) by the way this is my 1sr ever jamaican recipe im very excited to try it out!! Taylor — … Watch the video for extra tips. I made per the recipe, except for dried thyme instead of fresh. Being British I have gotten into the habit of cooking a traditional English Sunday Roast with some Jamaican side dishes. Glad to find your web-site to remind me the good old days of Jamaican cooking. Ms. Fay I did cook chicken in oven but on a sheet pan, so all the juice still flavored the sauce. I used your recipes to make brown stew chicken & rice and peas, steamed cabbage and fried plantains. What a fabulous legacy you are creating! You can serve it with almost any side dish. 1/2 tsp Black pepper 3 Large cloves garlic, minced In this case, granulated white sugar or brown sugar will do. Marinated the chicken for over a day. I think in both cases it’s Brown Stew Chicken but perhaps you had a version that looked more red to you? MY KIDS EVEN ATE IT and they don’t eat anything. i love curries stews and rice dishes. Add onion and a pinch of salt; saute in the fat until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. It was delicious!! I hope that will be ok. My stew chicken is simmering while I’m typing this and my family is hungrily waiting for the feast. I felt Jamaican after I made this meal lol. How do you think this would do in a slow cooker? I am really struggling with Jamaican cooking! I was the type of person that never liked to stay in the kitchen when my mom or grandmother was trying to show me and it’s hurting me now. You’re a great teacher Ms Fay your videos are the easiest I’ve seen on youtube keep up I cooked brown stew chicken the other Sunday for Sunday dinner. Thanks for something different! Made this today for Sunday lunch. Yes, you can substitute the pepper sauce for fresh scotch bonnet pepper, which also has a beautiful flavour. She did not include the ketchup or scallions (due to frugality and lack of access, we rarely had scallions in our home in the 70’s but we did have lots of regular onions) nor pepper sauce (the little ones could not handle the heat very well). Easy and very tasty! But I made this recipe last night and it was absolutely DELICIOUS!!! Never realized how simple this dish was because it taste so good. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. Start with 1/4 pepper (about 3 slices). She used slices of ripe banana and wheat flour instead of all purpose flour. ½ teaspoon (1g) minced ginger ▢ Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken Recipe #2 (Adapted from Cook Like a Jamaican) INGREDIENTS: (in order of use) 3 lbs chicken, skin removed & cut in large pieces (leave the bones in)* 2 Tbsp lime juice 2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 tsp sugar 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 tablespoon browning (you may use Kitchen Bouquet instead) So thankful for finding your site Fay. I found it to be a tad spicy for the younger ones so I just added a drop of ketchup into theirs, mixed and it seemed to work. Not a lot of gravy, but full of flavor! I can’t wait for my husband to get home and try it as well! Place habanero, thyme, garlic, ginger, light parts of green onions, brown sugar, black pepper, kosher salt, smoked paprika, allspice, and vinegar for marinade into a large mixing bowl and whisk to combine. If you want to use a substitute I suggest the tomato paste. 5. Heat oil into a pot and add the sugar, stirring constantly. We Jamaicans like to season our meat before cooking it. I just followed your recipe and made this for my family n they loved it!!! I’m a Jamaican American n some of the foods I enjoy when I visit Jamaica, we just didn’t know how to make. So flavorful! Cooking Tip 1: Wash the chicken and make sure to dry it with paper towel to remove any water before seasoning. http://www.store.wholesomejamaica.com/eatons-scotch-bonnet-pepper-yellow/#aid=2153, All Recipes: listed by mostly recently added. Today, this recipe is best known as Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken, but in my time it was called Fricasseed Chicken. Add seasoned beef and stir well to coat. Serve immediately. Will be trying some other recipes of yours. Hi Fay! http://www.store.wholesomejamaica.com/eatons-scotch-bonnet-pepper-yellow/#aid=2153 2. Season chicken with salt, black pepper, sugar, garlic and scallion (green onion). Jamaican Brown Stew Fish Brown stew fish is one of the many different fish recipes that Jamaicans are famous for. I cooked this today and it was very nice. Only thing is there will be 20 of us could you tell me how to alter the recipe please, i usually use chicken thighs when making it. That way when you fry the chicken you’ll getting the “browning”. Taste and adjust seasoning. This has become a favorite dish in my home. Your recipe is outstanding!!! Hi Mary, Then put the chicken back in the pan spooning the gravy over it and simmering for a few minutes to warm through. My new friend is from Kingston. Thank you so much for sharing your recipes. This was delicious! I keep re-reading the recipe but can’t figure it out. I have a 15 yr old daughter but my job has taken me across the country to Oregon where there is not a lot of Jamaican culture, but lots of fresh livestock. Hi Andy, Then add the chicken back to the pan. I just started cooking but I feel like I been doing this forever. 1 tsp salt (to taste), Cooking Tip 2: Before frying the chicken remove any pieces of escallion in the seasoning from the chicken or they will burn and make the gravy bitter. Hi! Loooovvveee ur website. However my gravy is still quite watery and i dont have cornstarch to thicken it up, is there anything i could do? Thank you for this recipe. Add carrots, bell peppers, browned chicken thighs, and reserved marinade. Thank you. 7. Your Stewed Chicken is delicious especially with the gungo peas and rice.Thanks for this website, everything is always so easy with your help. I use store-bought browning for colour only not flavour. Thanks for reaching out. Many thanks for posting this recipe. This was Outstanding! Add the chicken and the remaining hot water. Made this last night and it was awesome…the gravy was a little watery but still full of flavour…is there any way for me to thicken it up next time I try it ? What is pepper sauce and is there an equivalent that I can purchase if it is not available? Pre-seasoning the meat really locks in the flavor. Its step by step and the measurements are on point! Brother doesn’t like the taste of vinegar in ketchup. I grew up in Jamaica and I’ve always used a little bit of browning when making this type of chicken. This reduced really well. I just made this for dinner, looking good, can’t wait to eat. Fay. Thanks Ms Fay, Thank you Ms. Fay now I have made a day once every year I just make Jamaican food all day and if you know Carlo Clifton tell her grand daughter Cidney Clifton loves her, Your website has helped me tremendously. I've been wanting to make this for a while since I love any kind of braised or stewed chicken recipes, especially ones that have similar ingredients as jerk chicken. Yes, you can debone the chicken and will still turn out lovely. I’m tired of purchasing Jamaican dishes I’ll soon go broke. I love your website. Banana Fritters LIVE. Pour off excess fat leaving small quantity in frying pan or … I’ve always loved my mothers Jamaican food, but shes never had the time to teach me. If you want a less sweet flavor profile, just use 1 tablespoon of brown sugar in the marinade. Remove from heat and serve. A little goes a long way and it’s made in Jamaica and is all natural. Thank you Ms. Fay for all the great recipes and direction. I didn't find it too sweet but I think without the jalapeno I would cut some of the sugar. excited to see what comes of it. I made this today. I made per the recipe, except for dried thyme instead of fresh. Enjoy, Fay. The braised chicken was oh so tender. I also used jarred jalapeno chopped up for the marinade and added a fresh small jalapeno when I added the bell pepper. 3lbs Chicken, cut in pieces and skin removed, Chicken Seasonings: Either way, it’s the same thing: chicken browned and simmered in a richly flavoured gravy. What\’s the difference between red and brown; and do you have a recipe for red stew chicken. Your recipes are easy to follow and my family loves what i have made so far. One question on the brown stew chicken.. Do I use brown suga? Clean chicken, wash whole in lime water if desired. Place browned chicken pieces on a … Hi Mrs. 1 teaspoon (5g) minced garlic ▢ Jamaican Cooking Videos & Jamaican Food Recipes: Fay’s Blog, Oops! My husband so loved it and so did I. I am not Jamaican but just wanted to cook something different, it was worth my while. Greetings from Australia! We just discovered your wonderful site through Yummly:) Excellent Jamaican recipe, very close to what we do for chicken with tomato gravy here in Greece. 11/2 to 2 cups Hot water I’m sorry to hear your chicken didn’t work quite right. Do I slice the scallion? Stir and add the 2 cups of water. Keep up the good work! While this does look like a very tasty dish, this is NOT Jamaican brown-stew chicken…and no, coconut milk is not used in the cooking of brown stew chicken. Plus, your kitchen is the cleanest of all the videos I’ve seen. She learnt from his mother who lives in Jamaica. 6. Served it over a mix of wild/brown/white rice. Thank you for bringing back fond memories of caribbean food and someone I loved so dearly. I don\’t want it to be bland but I don\’t want the chicken to be too spicy for them to eat either. This reduced really well. On the hunt for some goat meat now! salt and pepper to taste ▢ It’s the perfect stewed chicken dish when you want to have a taste of the islands. Sending you lots of sunshine, 1 3 1/2 - 5 pound chicken , cut in 10 pieces ▢ True that my Jamaican chicken was not as good!I I am going to give it a last try! Thank you for beiing an important part of my life! But it was still delicious! This recipe calls for 3 lbs of chicken; it doesn’t matter what parts of the chicken you use. ..Absolutely amazing! Tonight I made your Brown Stew Chicken, Rice & Peas and your Coleslaw. With my verdict, I’ll be making this as a staple from now on! It always came out dry and disappointing. I feel like an iron chef in the kitchen when I follow you. Blessings. The marinade tasted so good, my mouth was watering from the start. https://divascancook.com/jamaican-brown-stew-chicken-recipe Hi Jo, Season chicken with salt, black pepper, sugar, garlic and scallion (green onion). When I think of Jamaican cooking the first thing that comes to my mind is brown chicken stew. Thanks so much Fay! Thank you Ms. Fay for this recipie. … I cannot smell or taste but your rescepie looks tasty. Thanks. And what type of hot sauce do you use? For this recipe are you substituting the browning with sugar or do you always use sugar? Timing is also important, if you simmer it too long it could turn to mush. 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