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Jamaican Curry Chicken Feet

Jamaican Curry Chicken Foot

Authentic Jamaican Curry Dish in Under an Hour!
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Simmer 5 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine Jamaican
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 330 kcal


  • Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Strainer
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Can Opener


  • 1 Pound Chicken Feet Cleaned and Washed
  • 1 Tablespoon Jamaican Curry Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Paprika
  • 3 Whole Pimento or All Spice
  • 1 Cup Onion Chopped
  • 1 Cup Bell Pepper Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Scotch Bonnet Pepper Optional
  • 1 Large Carrot Peeled and Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Jamaican Curry Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil or as needed
  • 6 Cloves Garlic Chopped
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Can Butter Beans Rinsed


Seasoning the Chicken Feet

  • Place the cleaned chicken feet in a large bowl and all the spices and 1 Tablespoon Jamaican Curry Powder, paprika, salt, pimento and black pepper.
  • Use your hand or a large spoon to massage curry powder and other spices onto the chicken feet.

Cooking the Chicken Feet

  • Place the vegetable oil and the remainder of the Jamaican Curry Powder, along with the chopped garlic, in the instant pot and set the saute for 5 minutes.
  • If you are using a pressure cooker, heat the vegetable oil, chopped garlic and Jamaican curry powder on medium heat.
  • Once heated, add the seasoned chicken feet and sear on each side for 2 minutes.
    Add the chopped vegetables and water then cover the instant pot.
  • Set to high pressure for 30 minutes and ensure the vent is sealed.
  • Once the timer is up, use the quick release method to allow the steam to escape.
  • Turn the instant pot to saute for 5 minutes and add the rinsed butter beans.
    Stir the chicken feet stew to allow the sauce to cover everything.
  • Once the timer is done, it is time to serve.


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