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Jamaican Chicken Foot Soup

Instant Pot Jamaican Chicken Foot Soup

Traditional Jamaican Chicken Foot Soup in 20 Minutes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Second Pressure Cook for Dumplings 2 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Jamaican
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 386 kcal


  • Wooden Spoon
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Knife
  • Instant Pot Pressure Cooker


  • 8 Ounces Chicken Feet Cleaned
  • 1 Cup Pumpkin Cubed
  • 1 Large Carrot Peeled and Chopped
  • 3 Cloves Garlic Smashed
  • ½ Packet Jamaican Pumpkin Soup Mix
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Stalks Scallion Chopped
  • 1 Sprig Thyme
  • 3 Pimento Balls or All Spice Berries

For the Jamaican Dumplings (Optional)

  • 1 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • ¼ Teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ Cup Water


To Make the Dumplings

  • In a medium bowl, add the flour and salt and mix together.
  • Add the ¼ cup of water and mix together to form a dough.
  • Knead until the dough is smooth then separate into 6 equal pieces.
  • Use the palm of your hand to form the dough into circular shapes and set aside.

To Make the Chicken Foot Soup

  • Dump all the ingredients into the instant pot, expect the dumplings, and stir.
  • Set the instant pot to 20 minutes and allow it to pressure cook on high.
  • Once the timer is up, allow the steam to escape using the quick release method.
  • Open the instant pot and add the dumplings, then set the timer back to 2 minutes and pressure cook on high.
  • Once the timer is done, its time to serve. Remove the thyme stems and pimento seeds before servings.



For a thicker soup, mash the pumpkin chunks before pressure cooking the dumplings.
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