Crock Pot Caribbean Chicken in Rum

“Delicious recipe originally from the Sunset Crockery Cookbook. I made a few changes when I tried the dish. I used about 3 pounds of skinless chicken thighs instead of an entire chicken. Not having nutmeg, and liking extra heat, I sprinkled the chicken with ground red pepper instead. Also I didn't have pimentos or almonds.”
READY IN:
7hrs 20mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put onions, garlic, ginger and pimentos in crock pot.
  2. Arrange chicken pieces on top.
  3. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
  4. Mix lime juice, rum and red pepper flakes.
  5. Pour mixture over chicken.
  6. Cook on low for 6 1/2 to 7 hours.
  7. If a thick sauce is desired: Remove chicken and keep warm.
  8. Mix cornstarch with 2 T water and blend into a liquid.
  9. Add cornstarch mixture to crock pot.
  10. Cover and cook on high for about 10 minutes, stirring 2 or 3 times.
  11. Season with salt to taste.
  12. If desired, toast almonds in frying pan under medium heat.
  13. Pour sauce over chicken.
  14. Sprinkle with almonds.
  15. Serve over rice.

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