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bahamian style simmered chicken

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA


(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bahamian style simmered chicken

  • 2 lb
    chicken pieces
  • 1 lg
    onion, sliced
  • 1/4 c
    lime juice (2-3 limes), or old sour if zest is desired
  • 1/2 tsp
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp
    cooking oil

How To Make bahamian style simmered chicken

  • 1
    In a large skillet heat oil and add chicken and onion. Squeeze the juice from 2-3 limes over chicken or substitute Old Sour if a spicier flavor is preferred.
  • 2
    Add thyme. Simmer chicken 30-40 minutes until fork tender and no longer red.
  • 3
    Add salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.
  • 4
    Note: Most Bahamians also soak the chicken pieces in lime juice the day prior to preparing for a fuller flavor.

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