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Caribbean Chicken Stew With Cornbread Muffins…

Today I am sharing a Caribbean inspired recipes from Rachel’s Organic : Caribbean Chicken Stew with Cornbread Muffins.

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Cooking time: 1 ½ hours

Serves: 4


Casserole Ingredients:

Cornbread Muffin Ingredients:

Method for the Casserole:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep pan, ideally an ovenproof casserole dish. Brown the chicken in batches and then set aside. Drain off fat as necessary.
  3. Gently fry off the onion, carrots and sweet potato until softened. Stir in the garlic, ginger, various spices and chilli and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Sprinkle over the cornflour and cook for a further minute.
  5. Remove from the heat and stir in the stock. Add the chicken pieces. Cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  6. Stir in the coconut yogurt and check seasoning before serving.

Method for the Cornbread Muffins:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Brush a muffin tin with some of the melted butter.
  2. Fry in a small pan the sweetcorn, spring onions and chilli with the remaining butter. Fry until soft and golden.
  3. In a large bowl mix together the flour, polenta, baking powder and cheese. Whisk the eggs, yogurt and milk, and add these to the bowl with the sweetcorn mixture made earlier.
  4. Divide the mixture between the muffin holes and sprinkle with the reserved cheese. Bake for 25-30 minutes until brown and firm to touch.

Hints and tips:

Recipe and photography courtesy of Rachel’s


6 responses to “Caribbean Chicken Stew With Cornbread Muffins…”

  1. Tamar SB says:

    Mm, sounds delicious!! ps come join my new (no themed) thursday linky!

  2. revert life says:

    This LOOK'S absolutely FANTASTIC oh my word!!!

  3. indah nuria Savitri says:

    Claire, this stew and the muffins look super yummy indeed. Love to try it

  4. Lanae Bond says:

    Everything looks so yummy! I can't wait to try this recipe!

  5. Jess says:

    YUM! I totally pinned this! What a great Fall dish. And I LOVE me some cornbread!I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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