Essay about Curry Chicken With Potatoes And White Rice

878 Words Mar 22nd, 2015 4 Pages
Curry chicken with potatoes and white rice is one of my favorite West Indian dishes to cook. I like to season the chicken and let it marinate overnight, to allow everything to penetrate the meat for the best flavor. I start this process normally sometime in the afternoon before, so the chicken can marinate for about 14 – 16 hours. I remove eight drumsticks for their package and place them in a 4 quart Pyrex glass bowl. I remove lemon juice from my refrigerator to wash the chicken, using my hands to move the chicken around in circular motions in the bowl. Pour out the excess liquid into the sink, so I can start seasoning the meat. I do not measure the seasonings during this process; therefore I just sprinkle enough to make sure all of the meat is covered. I go to my pantry for the seasonings: Goya Adobo, garlic powder, onion powder, and curry powder. From my refrigerator I get the remaining seasonings: minced garlic, large yellow onion, scallion, and green seasoning (which includes blended scallion, fresh thyme, cilantro, parsley, garlic, onion, and celery). Cut ¼ of the onion and place it into my small hand ninja processor; I press the button down twice to mince it. I spoon the onions, one tablespoon of minced garlic, and two tablespoons of green seasoning over the chicken. I use kitchen scissors to cut two stalks of scallions over the chicken. Sprinkle a thin layer of Adobo, garlic and onion powder over the chicken. Finally sprinkle two tablespoons of curry powder and use…

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