Dominica Calypso Chicken

Calypso chicken is made through out the Caribbean. This is the traditaionl Dominica (not Dominican Republic) style. From Cooking time includes time to marinade Show more

Ready In: 4 hrs

Serves: 6





  1. Cut up chicken in pieces and wash in cold water with a piece of lemon.
  2. Rinse well in cold water and place in a large bowl.
  3. Season with salt, pepper one clove garlic (crushed), vinegar and thyme. Allow to marinate for 3 hours.
  4. In a large skillet, heat margarine and add sugar; when very hot, brown chicken.
  5. In another fry pan, heat some oil and fry cashews and set aside.
  6. In the same pan, fry together the garlic, mushrooms, onions and ginger.
  7. Add wine and about ¼ cup water to the original cooking skillet.
  8. Add chicken and cook for about 25 minute until chicken is tender.
  9. Thicken with a little flour softened with some warm water.
  10. Cook for another 3 minutes.
  11. Sprinkle with cashew nuts and serve.
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