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trinidadian curried chicken topped with cilantro by My Body My Kithchen

Trinidadian Curried Chicken

There's so much flavor in this Indo-Trinidadian curried chicken dish. Enjoy it with your favorite sides including rice or vegetables.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Marinating Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine caribbean, Indian
Servings 8
Calories 219 kcal


  • 2 1/2 Lbs Chicken Leg & Thighs skinless & bone-in
  • 1 Yellow Onion chopped
  • 4 Whole Cloves Garlic
  • 3 Tbsp Curry Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Garam Masala
  • 2 Tbsp Green Seasoning
  • Salt & Black Pepper to Taste
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 - 1 Cup Water


  • Cut chicken into small pieces and season with green seasoning, salt and black pepper. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • In a saucepan, heat oil in over medium heat. Add cloves of garlic and cook until fragrant and medium brown. Add curry powder and garam masala. Cook for about 1 minute until spices become fragrant and darken slightly; stir frequently.
  • Stir in marinated chicken and chopped onions. Add water and stir. Bring to a simmer and cover. Cook for about 20 - 30 minutes until chicken is tender and cooked through; stir occasionally. Add more water if you want more sauce. Season with salt to taste.
  • Serve warm with your favorite sides like rice or coconut grits.


Nutrition Info: 219 Cals, 10g Fat, 4g Carbs, 1g Dietary Fiber, 28g Protein
Keyword caribbean, chicken, curry, easy, meal prep, spicy, trini, trinidadian