Meat Recipes

Jamaican Curry Goat Recipe

Written by Winsome Murphy

Although curry is often associated with India, it is also popular in Jamaica, being brought to the island in the 17th century by East Indian indentured workers brought in by the colonial British. Goat meat is also very popular in Jamaica, so curry goat is high on the list of favorites.


  • 3 lb. goat
  • 3-4 tablespoon curry
  • 2 onion,
  • 4 stalks thyme
  • 2 stalks garlic
  • 2 Whole Scotch Bonnet pepper
  • black pepper and salt
  • 2 Small carrots cut in slices (Optional)

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  1. Wash & season with curry, thyme, garlic, black peppers & salt, onions
  2. For best results let seared meat sit overnight in refrigerator
  3. Pour a little oil in pot and heat
  4. Please meat in pot and let brown a little
  5. Add 1 cup water and seasoning
  6. Add Carrots (Optional)
  7. Cook until tender
  8. Add whole scotch bonnet pepper for flavor and simmer for minutes
  9. Make gravy by adding a teaspoon corn starch
  10. Serve with white rice

About the author

Winsome Murphy