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Chicken with Prawns

Chicken with Prawns, delicate aroma and taste.Chicken pieces marinated in champagne vinegar, spices, cooked in wine and finished with prawns and butter.
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Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course Main Course, Main Dishes
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4
Calories 720 kcal


  • 4 chicken legs
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons garlic chopped or minced
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • ½ tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup champagne vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup tomatoes diced - grapevine tomatoes or campari tomatoes
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 2 scallions chopped finely
  • 1 bouquet garni parsley, thyme, bay leaf
  • 6 pieces prawns cleaned and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup pinot grigio white wine
  • Additional salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ teaspoonfinely chopped hot pepper scotch bonnet or habanero pepper - optional


  • Clean chicken with white vinegar and water or with lime or lemon. Rinse and pat dry. Place chicken pieces in a bowl and mix with garlic, champagne vinegar, salt and pepper. Refrigerate overnight or let marinate for at least 30 - 45 minutes.
  • Remove chicken pieces from marinade and remove excess water and spices. Do not discard marinade. In a Dutch oven pan or a heavy pan over medium to high heat, heat oil. Brown chicken pieces on all sides and set aside. In same pan, add onion, scallions and tomatoes. Stir and add chicken pieces back to pan along with marinade. Add bouquet garni and hot pepper if using and cover to cook for 15 minutes on medium to low heat. Uncover, add wine, cover and cook for another 15 minutes. Do not add water. Let the chicken pieces cook in the marinade and the wine. In a small pan, melt butter and add prawns season with salt and pepper. Turn off heat. Add prawns with butter to chicken and cook for another 15 minutes or until chicken if fully cook. Season with additional salt and pepper if necessary. Remove bouquet garni before serving. Serve hot.


Calories: 720kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 41gFat: 56gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 25gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 246mgSodium: 1948mgPotassium: 683mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 884IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 117mgIron: 5mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

Keyword caribbean food, chicken broth, seafood
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