The meat is caramelized into a simple and flavourful stew.
Cuisine Caribbean, creole
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 40minutes
Total Time 55minutes
Author Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)
a heavy pot
1chicken2 -3 lbs, cut up, seasoned and marinated overnight (or at least for 1 hour)
2sprigs fine leaf thymechopped
2leavesbig leaf thymechopped
Salt and pepper to tasteoptional
Heat a deep heavy pot on a medium fire. Add the sugar and allow it to melt and simmer until it looks golden brown.
Add the marinated meat and ¼ cup 0f water. Allow the browning to coat the meat evenly. Lower the heat and allow to simmer for 2 mins.
Add the chopped fresh herbs, salt pepper, and 1 ½ cups of water to just about cover the chicken. Cook until the meat is tender (about 25 - 30 mins). You may add a teaspoon of tomato paste for taste. Serve with rice.