Trinidad Stew Chicken

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This is the first dish we Trinis learn to make! Really easy, and tastes great.

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  • add   4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • add   2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • add   8 pieces chickens
  • add   4 potatoes, peeled and diced (optional)
  • add   2 carrots, diced (optional)


  1. Season chicken well (onion, garlic etc.).
  2. Melt sugar in oil until bubbling rapidly (don't burn!).
  3. Add chicken one piece at a time to melted sugar/oil mixture, turning often until well coated and browned.
  4. Add potatoes and carrots.
  5. Cover and simmer until veggies are cooked (approximately 30 minutes).
  6. Serve over rice.