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Brown Stew Chicken

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Why I Love This Recipe

"This is one of the first Trinidadian foods I tried cooking on my own. It is one of my favorites." - Keesha

Ingredients You'll Need

1 tbsp. oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
about 3-4 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp minced garlic
1 scotch bonnet pepper
1 cup sweet peppers
1 cup of chicken broth or water
1 tsp of matouks pepper sauce (or any pepper sauce)
1 tsp salt and black pepper
1/2 cup chopped green onion
1 cup chopped parsley
1 cup chopped sweet basil
1 tbsp. rosemary
1/2 cup thyme
1 lime or lemon
2 bouillon cubes
1/2 tsp. ginger grated
1 whole chicken cut up


Season chicken with bouillon cubes, lime or lemon, thyme, rosemary, parsley, sweet basil, garlic, salt and pepper

Let chicken marinate for some time (at least 1/2 hour)

Heat oil in a large pot with sugar until browned

Add chicken to browned sugar, stirring continuously until chicken is browned and coated

Add sweet peppers, stir for about a minute.

Add chicken broth or water, onion and scotch bonnet pepper and cover pot. Cook until chicken is fully cooked.

Taste and adjust salt/pepper as needed.

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