Thursday, 7 September 2017

caribbean stew : the mother cooker.




There has always been a little group of girls who are important to me in the blogging world - there since the beginning, the originals. Our lives meander through completely different routes, but they're still there (usually on Twitter) and I like to keep in contact when I can. 

One of these girls is Gem, who has recently turned her passion for food into The Mother Cooker - which I am certain will make it to book form one day, especially after trying out this recipe! 

I'm positive that this is going to become one of those big pot meals that I make again and again.



1



INGREDIENTS: 

• 1 large red onion
• 2 carrots
• leftover chicken
• 2 tblsp Dunns River jerk seasoning
• 1 tin coconut milk
• 1 tin chopped tomatoes
• 1 large bag of spinach
• 1 green pepper (and I used an additional red pepper)
• 1 tin kidney beans
• rice
• parsley (or I used thyme)


METHOD:

• Ribbon the carrots, chop the onion and pepper(s)
• Pop the onion in a pan with some butter & half the carrot, and cook until soft
• Add the leftover chicken and jerk seasoning, and mix
• Pour in the coconut milk & tinned tomatoes, mix and simmer for 10mins
• Add half the spinach, let it wilt, then add the other half
• Also add the rest of the carrot and simmer for a further 10mins
• Cook the rice
• With 5mins to go, drain and pop your beans on the hob with some butter OR pour into a jar and cover with boiling water
• Add the peppers to the stew
• Add beans and parsley to the cooked rice, and serve


Oh. My. God. This was even tastier than I expected! It was the perfect meal on a miserable evening. I even ate it for the next 3 days at work and didn't get bored of it at all! 

Jerk chicken is one of my favourite foods as it is, but this puts a different spin on it which I've not had before. The flavours are brilliant, and I really recommend putting extra pepper in if you're a fan of those - but maybe not extra chillis though, as it's spicy enough! 


You can find Gem over on Twitter, Instagram, and her website for more amazing recipes.





bristol uk lifestyle fashion travel food blog blogger
 • follow on: twitterfacebookbloglovin'

3 comments

  1. This looks so delicious. I'm always on the lookout for new recipes and recently heard someone else suggest The Mother Cooker but this has pretty much convinced me! Off to drool at her website now.

    Jo x
    Jo Fisher Writes

    ReplyDelete
  2. packers and movers in faridabad Simler move with movers and packers Faridabad. Best packers and movers Faridabad for home relocation and pet moving. More Detail about Movers Packers Faridabad. Plant Shifting with Best Packers and Movers in Faridabad.
    packers and movers in navi mumbai Top Movers & Packers in Navi Mumbai. No.1 Office, Home Shifting Services in Mumbai. Best Packers and ...
    packers and movers in thane Pick from Trusted Packers and Movers in Thane for HOUSE, and OFFICE shifting. Book Movers and Packers by comparing charges, best Packers and Movers ...

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for your sweet comments :) if you have any questions please tweet them to me @beinglittle ! x

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Web design by Dear Laura
© 2016 Being Little. All rights reserved.