Chicken Calypso


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

Appears in

Walkerswood Caribbean Kitchen

Walkerswood Caribbean Kitchen

By Virginia Burke

Published 2001

  • About

A hot, sweet and spicy dish with typical Caribbean flavours blended together. This could also be made with chunks of boneless turkey.


  • 1 whole chicken, jointed
  • 1 lime or lemon, halved
  • 2 tsp butter


Rub the chicken with the lime or lemon, rinse and pat dry. Mix together the salt, allspice, black pepper, jerk seasoning, vinegar, thyme and garlic, and press into the chicken. Leave to marinate for at least 3 hours.

Melt the butter or margarine in a saucepan, add the guava jelly and, when mixture begins to bubble, add the chicken, turning until brown.

In another saucepan, heat