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Coconut Chicken

Martinican appetizers, such as fritters for example, are very popular. So much so that we almost forget the main dishes. One of them, among the best, is the coconut chicken. Check out this recipe and how to try it during you stay on the island.

Martinican cuisine counts numerous gravy dishes, with spicy flavors and sometimes sweet and sour. This is the case of the coconut chicken, one of the most emblematic dishes of Martinique.

Coconut chicken is a creamy dish consisting of a whole chicken (cut into pieces), 400ml of coconut milk (canned), a lime, a teaspoon of turmeric, two pinches of curry, two teaspoon of cumin, 4 crushed garlic cloves, 3 sliced onions, 3 chopped tomatoes, a little saffron, a little olive oil, salt and pepper.

Coconut chicken is easy to prepare but the preparation can be a bit long because it must let the chicken marinate in the sauce. It is served with white rice and you can add vegetarian chili (call “paprika”).

A little advice from Jumbo Car Martinique : rent a family car to go to the restaurant in Martinique, where you will find coconut chicken.

Coconut chicken
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Practical information

Coconut chicken is a traditional Martinican dish. It is on the menu of many restaurants in the island. So, you will easily find and taste coconut chicken during your stay. Consider renting a car to make your trip more comfortable.

  • To go to the restaurant in Martinique : car rental Martinique (Jumbo Car Martinique car rental agencies)