Chicken Calypso

Chicken Calypso


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About this recipe: This easy peasy chicken recipe gives you a taste of the Caribbean without the jet lag. Chicken is simmered in a distinctive tomato sauce, flavoured with chilli, allspice, lemon, sultanas, banana and mango. Best served over rice.


Serves: 4 

  • 1kg chicken fillets (breast or thigh)
  • 400g tinned mango slices, drained
  • 1 firm banana
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 800g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 1-2 chillies, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown soft sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons sultanas

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Cut chicken, drained mangoes and banana into bite size pieces. Heat oil in frying pan, add chicken and cook over medium heat till brown, about 5 minutes.
  2. Remove chicken from pan and set aside. Add tomatoes, chilli, dark brown soft sugar, allspice, lemon juice and sultanas and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Return chicken and cook till chicken is cooked through, approximately 5 minutes. Add mangoes and bananas and warm through.
  3. Serve over a bed of rice.

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Cooked this last night, easy to do, gorgeous to eat. Will do this again. - 09 Mar 2014

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