Slow Cooker Jamaican Chicken Stew - this Caribbean themed chicken recipe is spiced with curry powder, thyme, allspice and red pepper flakes. It's delicious and great served with rice and a simple green salad

Slow Cooker Jamaican Chicken Stew

This can be served over steamed brown rice alongside a simple tossed green salad.
Course Crock Pot, Slow Cooker
Cuisine Caribbean inspired
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 333 kcal


  • 3 pounds chicken drumsticks and thighs on the bone
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 1/2 cups 15 ounces black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups 15 ounces diced tomatoes, undrained


  1. Toss chicken with curry powder, thyme, allspice, red pepper flakes, black pepper and salt.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add onions and garlic and saute until onions are softened, about 3 minutes. Add chicken mixture to skillet and brown on both sides. Add wine and let cook for a few minutes. Add tomatoes and black beans and mix well. Transfer to crock pot and cook in high for 4-5 hours until tender and meat is falling off the bone. Alternatively, you can continue to cook the chicken on the stove top for about 25-30 minutes until chicken is done.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Cooking Light.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Jamaican Chicken Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 139mg 46%
Sodium 608mg 25%
Potassium 652mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 2g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 10.4%
Calcium 6.4%
Iron 16.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.