BHAGI RICE WITH CHICKEN

Bhagi Rice is a classic one pot dish that is packed with flavor! The main ingredients include coconut milk and dasheen bush or taro leaves. YIELD: 5 – 6 persons INGREDIENTS: 8 dasheen bush leaves and stems, chopped 1 cup parboiled rice 1 cup coconut milk 1 large onion, chopped 1/4 cup pumpkin, chopped 4…

TRINI EGG & SAUSAGE (HOT DOGS)

One of my favorite breakfast items is egg and sausage (hot dogs). INGREDIENTS: 2 eggs, whisked 2 hot dogs, sliced 1 pimento, thinly sliced 2 tbsp chopped onions salt and black to pepper to taste 1 tbsp butter DIRECTIONS: Melt butter in a pan over low/medium heat. Add onions, pimentos and sliced hot dogs. Cook…

FRIED SAUSAGES (HOT DOGS)/ BREAKFAST SAUSAGE

Weekend breakfast spread for me should ideally include some sausages! Eggs, sausages and some pancakes would be one of my favorite breakfast combos. In Trinidad I would say it is safe to say that we use the words ‘sausage’ and ‘hot dogs’ interchangeably so in this recipe I am actually using hot dogs. INGREDIENTS: 4…

GEERA CHICKEN WINGS

Geera chicken is a popular ‘snack’ in Trinidad especially during family or friends gatherings. It’s basically chicken (mainly chicken neck) that’s seasoned and cooked with our Trini roasted geera. It’s usually very spicy too! INGREDIENTS: 1 lb chicken wings, cleaned and cut into 3 pieces 1 small onion, chopped 1 pimento, chopped 1 garlic, chopped…

MIDDLE EASTERN CHICKEN KEBABS

Chicken kebabs are a favorite especially middle eastern inspired kebabs which are packed with some intense flavors. The key to delicious and juicy chicken kebabs is the marinade!…a yogurt marinade to be specific. Here is my easy recipe to follow along with. YIELD: 6 kebabs (8inch sticks) INGREDIENTS: FOR CHICKEN 3 chicken breasts, de-boned and…

CHICKEN ALFREDO WITH MUSHROOMS & SPINACH LEAVES

Alfredo is one of my favorite types of pasta. Add in some fresh mushrooms and it’s a plate of heaven! Here is my easy recipe. INGREDIENTS: 200g linguine (or any pasta you like) 1 1/2 cups cooking cream 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 medium onion, chopped 3-4 cloves of garlic, grated 2 pimentos , chopped …

STEW CHICKEN NOODLES

In Trinidad many of us enjoy stewed chicken and chowmein noodles so why not combine both dishes into one amazingly flavorful Trini style ‘pasta’ dish! It’s so easy to put together. Before we continue, it is important to note that there are many ways to make stew chicken in Trinidad. This is simply my version….

CHICKEN KARAHI

Chicken Karahi is popular Pakistani dish consisting of meat, spices and 3 major components which include garlic, fresh ginger and tomatoes. It’s a delicious tomato based curry that can be enjoyed with naan or rice. INGREDIENTS: 2 chicken leg/thigh, cut into small pieces 6-7 small/medium tomatoes, chopped 8 cloves garlic, grated 1 1/2 tbsp fresh…

CURRY CHICKEN AND (ALOO) POTATO

INGREDIENTS: FOR CHICKEN/MARINADE: 3 chicken quarters (2 leg/thigh and 1 breast), cleaned and cut into small pieces 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 1/2 tbsp green seasoning 1 1/2 tbsp JGM Products medium hot curry powder 1/4 tsp JGM Products roasted geera salt to taste TO BE USED WHILE COOKING: 1 small/medium onion, sliced…

CHICKEN BIRYANI (Hyderabadi Inspired)

YIELD: 4-5 persons INGREDIENTS: FOR CHICKEN: 2 lb (approx.) chicken pieces (thigh preferably) 1/2 cup plan yogurt 1/2 tsp salt 4 cloves garlic, grated 1 tbsp ginger, grated 1 tbsp garam masala 1/4 tsp JGM Products saffron powder 1/2 tsp JGM Products ground chilies 1/2 tsp JGM Products paprika FOR RICE: 2 1/2 cups basmati…