Submit your recipes for a share of ad revenue - click 'write for us'
Nanny's Jamaican Chicken
I love my nan's food; her traditional, Jamaican cooking always warms my heart. I visited my nan's home recently with my two sisters, and under her supervision, we recreated my nan's delicious Jamaican dinner, with an ever so slight modern twist.
: 10 minutes
: 1 hour 15 minutes
: 12 servings
8 chicken thighs/legs
50ml olive oil
4 garlic cloves
1 yellow pepper
1 red pepper
Tsp all purpose seasoning
1 cup of rice
2 pints of water
2 sweet potatoes
Bunch of tenderstem broccoli
Start by browning the chicken pieces for 5 minutes over a medium heat in a deep pan of oil with black pepper and a chopped garlic clove.
Repeat with each piece of chicken then set aside whilst browning the rest.
Peel the potatoes and chop roughly.
Place the potatoes in a pan of boiling water and simmer for 10 minutes.
Once browned add the rest of the chicken back into the pan along with the peppers, onion, garlic, seasoning and water. Cook over a simmering heat for 10 minutes.
Transfer the potatoes to a tray with a glug of oil and pinch of rosemary. Cook for 25 minutes at 180 degrees/gas mark 6.
Add the chopped tomatoes and sliced leek to the pan of chicken. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
Cook the rice.
Boil the broccoli in a saucepan of boiling water for 10 minutes.
Remove the sweet potatoes from the oven
Remove the broccoli from the pan once it becomes dark in colour.
Plate up everything, with a healthy serving of salad on the side and tuck in.
Teenagers love this dish, especially a cousin of mine who is suddenly conscious of his appearance. This is a high in fibre, high in protein, fibrous, balanced meal. Good times for all.
I like this Recipe
More Recipes by
Lemon and honey cake
Adapted from a healthier desserts cook book, I whipped up this honey and lemon cake when everyone ne...
Get Better Broth
Little ones get sick more often than grown ups because of their near-constant interaction with new p...
Meat-Free Monday Sides
Meat-Free Monday has never been easier with these fool-proof, fibrous, fantastic few sides
Blueberry butter cream cake
A triple-threat in the world of baking comes in the form of this triple-tier blueberry butter cream ...
Baked Beetroot Burgers with Potatoes
Getting little ones to eat beetroot couldn't be easier with this fool-proof, yet nutritious recipe...
Arabic Roast Chicken
Arabic flavours make chicken sing
view all recipes by Jamie0liversgirl
on Other Hubs
How Prayer Can Bring You Closer
My Inspired Life
Miaroma Peppermint Essential Oil
Three New Skin Care Rules
There are numerous tips and tricks out there which you can try to ensure glowing skin
Clif White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Bar
Submit a Comment
Oven baked chicken schnitzel
Why deep fry when you can bake your schnitzel in the oven with excellent results! If you don'...
Lilli Pilli Jam
Since my discovery that Lilli Pilli fruits (also known as Riberries) are indeed edible, I have b...
Puff Pastry Hot Dogs
Sometimes your average hot dogs can get a little boring
The best fondant recipe!
This fondant recipe from Michelle Foster is almost fail-proof for the beginner cake decorators like ...
Nanny's kiss biscuits
This recipe is one of my Nan's - a total childhood favourite! Preparation Time: 10 minutes C...
Honey, You Baked!
Orange Chocolate Mud Cake
A gorgeous chocolate mud cake with an orange twist
Orange Mug Cake
A quick and tasty treat, able to be whipped up in a few minutes if the treat stockpile mysterious di...
Easy Cheese Sticks
Serve these Easy Cheese Sticks with your favourite dips
Milo Cookies with Condensed Milk
Light and fluffy Milo flavoured cookies that make a perfect for a lunch box treat
This is easily one of the most frequently used recipes in my household, because as well as being bri...
Find Kidrecipes on Facebook Twitter and Pinterest!