TFTag: cooking recipes for dinner
TFTag: cooking recipes for dinner

Tag: cooking recipes for dinner


Curry chicken with escovitch pickle and mofongo recipe

This recipe is a real showcase of the best of Caribbean cooking – spicy chicken curry, tangy escovitch pickle and mashed plantain mofongo.

You will need Andi Oliver’s green seasoning for this recipe.


For the chicken

For the escovitch pickle

For the mofongo

  • 2 tbsp neutral oil, such as rapeseed or sunflower oil, for frying
  • 200g/7oz streaky bacon, thinly sliced
  • 7 unripe green plantains or bananas, peeled and chopped into even-sized chunks
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and left whole
  • a handful of pork scratchings
  • 2 tbsp good-quality extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 4 tbsp caramelised onions
  • 2–3 tbsp chopped fresh flatleaf parsley or coriander, to garnish
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper