Fricassee Chicken Recipe Jamaican


Fricassee Chicken is a classic Jamaican dish that is full of flavor and warmth. This dish features tender chicken simmered in a rich and savory sauce, perfect for serving over rice or with a side of fried plantains. The combination of aromatic herbs and spices creates a dish that is both comforting and satisfying.

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions: How to Cook Fricassee Chicken Jamaican

  1. Season the chicken pieces with salt, pepper, thyme, paprika, and allspice.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Brown the chicken pieces on all sides, then remove from the skillet and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, add the onion, garlic, bell pepper, and tomatoes. Cook until the vegetables are softened.
  4. Return the chicken pieces to the skillet and add chicken broth. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. In a separate saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour to create a roux.
  6. Gradually whisk in coconut milk until the sauce is smooth and thickened.
  7. Pour the coconut milk sauce over the chicken in the skillet. Simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
  8. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper as needed.
  9. Serve the Fricassee Chicken hot over rice, garnished with fresh parsley.
Enjoy this delicious Jamaican Fricassee Chicken with your family and friends!
Fricassee Chicken Recipe Jamaican