Source: Houston Junior League Cookbook

Chicken Caribbean
If you like Caribbean chicken, then try this delicious recipe.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes


6 quarters of frying chicken
lemon or lime juice, to taste
salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 cup butter
2 tablepsoons cooking oil
1 onion, minced
3 tablespoons currants
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 tomatoes, peeled and mashed
1 ripe pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped into tidbits or 1 can (12 ounces) pineapple tidbits
1 tablespoon rum

Brush chicken quarters with lemon or lime juice; sprinkle with salt and pepper, and dust with flour. Heat butter and oil; add chicken and brown. Reduce heat and cover. Cook slowly until chicken is tender. Add onion, currants, lemon peel, brown sugar and tomatoes. Season with additional salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly and cook gently for another 10 minutes. Make sauce by crushing pineapple to a pulp with all its juice in blender. Simmer pureed pineapple until reduced to a thick sauce. Stir rum into pineapple. Pour over chicken and serve.