poultry

Red-Roasted Chicken Stir-Fry (recipe)

Red-Roasted Chicken Stir-Fry (recipe)

From Natural Health Magazine: This stir-fry is inspired by the flavors of traditional Chinese red roasting, which derives its special character from the use of dark soy, Shaoxing wine and rock sugar. This post was originally published on October 15, 2006 and was one of […]

Top 10 Chicken Recipes on TriniGourmet.com (September 2010)

1. Oven BBQ Chicken (recipe) Although there is no substitute for BBQ from the grill, oven-baked chicken recipes are in my eyes are perfectly acceptable substitute as the results of this recipe will testify! 2. Ultimate Curry Chicken – video Few chicken recipes are as […]

Oven BBQ Chicken (recipe)

Oven BBQ Chicken (recipe)

Summer is the time to fire up the grill… at least that’s what the US food programs and magazines tell me. Here in Trinidad, I’ve never really known or been part of a huge grilling or BBQ culture. As a kid there was a time […]

Kung Pao Chicken (recipe)

Kung Pao Chicken (recipe)

A very simple fiery and flavourful chicken dish that comes together quickly. The most unexpected part of the flavour medley is the candy-like sweetness of the fried (until charred) sweet peppers. From Wikipedia: Kung Pao chicken (also spelled Kung Po chicken) is a classic dish […]

Bertie’s Trinidad Pelau (recipe)

Bertie’s Trinidad Pelau (recipe)

This post was originally published on September 17, 2008. It has been updated once since then. My father’s pelau is (not surprisingly) my favourite and has been a staple over the long Carnival weekend in my family, for as long as I can remember. Now […]

Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce (recipe)

Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce (recipe)

It’s that time of the month again! .. No, no, that’s not what I meant… I meant it’s time once again for The Happy Sorceress’ monthly Blog Party πŸ˜† ! This time around the theme was Tiki Party! Tiki Parties are one of my favourite […]

Chicken Cacciatore (recipe)

Chicken Cacciatore (recipe)

Big Night, was a movie that I knew nothing about until becoming aware of it via Joelen’s Culinary Adventures “Foodie Film” event. Warm and poignant the movie centers around the ambitions of two brothers, Italian immigrants to the US, intent on making their dreams of […]

Braised Chicken in Coconut Milk “Opor Ayam” (recipe)

Braised Chicken in Coconut Milk “Opor Ayam” (recipe)

Yum Yum Yum. Those are the best words I can find to describe the fragrant burst of flavours that this dish offers. And to think that I would never have found it if I hadn’t participated in

Crisp Lemon Chicken (recipe)

Crisp Lemon Chicken (recipe)

Roasts have always intimidated me. When I first started getting into cooking as a hobby they were one of the first things that I attempted, and let’s just say the results were often on the ‘slightly raw’ side. As a result, my family and I […]

Sarina’s Savoury Peanut Chicken (recipe)

Sarina’s Savoury Peanut Chicken (recipe)

Ever since I learned that peanuts and chicken are a traditional pairing in many African cultures I have been intrigued and curious to try the combination myself. As Emancipation Day drew near I figured what could be a more perfect time to bite the bullet, […]

Jamaican Fricassee Chicken (recipe)

Jamaican fricassee chicken is one of my mother’s favorite dishes. As a result I have submitted this recipe to FF#2: Your Mother’s Favorite Dish. πŸ™‚ The end result looks quite similar to Trinidad Stewed Chicken (something I should post soon!) but the taste is quite […]

Trinidad Chicken Chow Mein (recipe)

Chicken chow mein is a perennial fave of mine, especially with PLENTY of soy sauce πŸ™‚ It was another of the dishes that I made in February as part of my Year of the Pig menu πŸ™‚ Last year Trinidad celebrated the 200th Anniversary of […]

Coconut Chicken Curry (recipe)

Coconut Chicken Curry (recipe)

I love recipes that come together in a flash with minimal prep and cleanup. This is one of those recipes and it was delicious! πŸ™‚ It comes from the GraceFoods.com website. For those who don’t already know Grace is one of the largest (if not […]

Mom’s Curry Chicken and Saim

Mom’s Curry Chicken and Saim Aaaah, there’s nothing like cooking in harmony with the seasons. Currently one of my favorite vegetables, saim (a type of broad bean), is in season and like Chennette’s mom, my mother has been going a bit buckwild with it πŸ˜€ […]

Quick Coconut Chicken Pelau (recipe)

Quick Coconut Chicken Pelau (recipe)

Pelau is one of Trindad’s signature national dishes and I would argue its also our definitive one-pot meal. This is the meal that we make whenever we have informal gatherings (‘limes’) either at home, at a river or on the beach. It also feeds hungry […]

Thanksgiving Recipes – Island Style

If I was to host a Tropical Thanksgiving, what would I serve? That question has been in my head with all the Thanksgiving promotions on the US television channels. So, for this post I thought that I would troll the ol blogosphere for Thanksgiving recipes […]