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Jamaican Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe

Jamaican cuisine includes a mixture of cooking techniques, flavors, spices and influences from the indigenous people on the island of Jamaica, and the Spanish, British, Africans, Indian and Chinese who have inhabited the island, but overall, Jamaican cuisine is one of the most rich and yummiest cousins I have ever tried, I have been working on Jamaican foods for last three months and today I am going to share recipe of Jamaican Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe with you today, the dishes are not only very rich and health, they are super yummy too.

Some Jamaican cuisine dishes are variations on the cuisines and cooking styles brought to the island from elsewhere which make them super modifiable according to person to person and taste to taste, Jamaican dishes included curry goat, fried dumplings, ackee and saltfish are kind of the national dish of Jamaica and fried plantain, “jerk”, steamed cabbage and “rice and peas are one of the most common food you would see on the tables, since they have adopted a lot from African, Indian, British, French, Spanish, Chinese you actually, see similar ways too with absolutely different taste, normally other countries don’t cook food too much, but you would see that Jamaican people love to mix all the ingredients and then cook till it become one and with that you would see various of patties and pastries and breads as well as fruit beverages and Jamaican rum.

Jamaican Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe

Jamaican Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe

Our recipe of the day is Jamaican Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe and we actually think that this dish came in the country when the Chinese came to the island, this dish is distinctly from the island’s Chinese heritage, it looks Chinese too , so are you ready to try this finger licking Jamaican Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe.

Serving: 8
Timings: Depends On Your Own Taste
Ingredients: Jamaican Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe

  • 2 Whole Chicken Breasts
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon Jamaican Sweet & Spicy Sauce
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 6 slices pineapple
  • 1 cup mushroom
  • 1 small carrot
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chicken Broth

Instructions: Jamaican Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe

You need to start with chicken and DE-bone chicken breast and then cut it in small cubes and then wash it well and dip it in the mixture of vinegar and water, now we will chop the onion and garlic, pineapple and mushroom and dice carrot all well, now we will take the chicken and season it with salt and pepper and mix with hands or folk, now you need to take a wok and put it over the heat and add vegetable oil, and then add half of the garlic and saute for a while till it become brownish.

Jamaican Sweet & Sour Chicken

Now you need to add chicken and keep stirring till chicken start looking light brown and cooked, now add soy sauce, pineapple, mushroom, carrot, vinegar, sugar and stock and mix it well, now you need to add remaining garlic and onion and let it simmer over high heat for 10 minutes and then cover it and cook over low heat for another 45 minutes and sever with garnish according to your own choice.

Jamaican Sweet & Sour Chicken

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