Welcome to our Jamaican comfort series. Bringing you our favourite recipes growing up. 

Brown stew chicken- Deeply flavorful and packed full of goodness. Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken is one of those feel good foods that’s so versatile. I would easily eat this would rice and peas or white rice. Even mash. 

  • 1kg Skinless chicken thighs 
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp. Coarse black pepper 
  • 1 tbsp. All purpose seasoning 
  • 1 tsp pimento 
  • 1 tsp. Paprika 
  • 1 tsp. Browning 
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 1/2 Red bell pepper sliced 
  • 2 garlic cloves/ minced 
  • 6 fresh thyme sprigs 
  • 1/2 scotch bonnet sliced
  • 1 spring onion sliced 
  • 2 tbsp. Cooking oil 
  • 1 tbsp. Brown sugar 
  • 500ml water 
  • 1 tbsp. Stock granules 
  • Firstly Remove skin from chicken thighs and Wash with lime & vinegar.
  1. Add chicken to a bowl then season with salt, pepper, all purpose, pimento, paprika and browning then marinate in fridge overnight.
  2. Add cooking oil to a pan on a high heat then add some sugar then caramelise for a few minutes.
  3. Add seasoned chicken and brown on each side for 10 minutes to get some colour.
  4. Add remaining vegetables in the pan, along with water and stock granules then stir well to create a brown stew gravy.
  5. Cover and cook on a medium – high heat for 35 minutes. Make sure you stir pan every 10 minutes and add additional water if required.