Spicy Chai Caribbean Chicken
  • 2lbs chicken thighs
  • 2 plantains, ⅛- ¼ inch diagonal sliced
  • 5peaches roughly chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, deseeded and roughly chopped
  • 1/2large onionapproximately 1 ½ cups roughly chopped
  • 1cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1cup Bhatki Chai Unsweetened Concentrate
  • 13-inch piece piece ginger, roughly chopped
  • 4cloves garlic
  • 1/4cup + 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 1teaspoon five spice blend
  • 1teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 small purple cabbage, shredded
  • 2large carrots, shredded
  • 1tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1tablespoon freshly grated turmeric
  • 2tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2tablespoons + 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4cup coconut or avocado oil
  1. In a blender, blend all ingredients except the chicken thighs. Blend until smooth. Transfer to a sauce pot.
  2. Simmer sauce on low heat for 20-30 minutes, until it begins to thicken. Remove from heat.
  3. Place chicken thighs in crockpot and cover with sauce and set desired cooking time. When done cooking, season with salt as needed.
  4. Combine shredded cabbage, carrots, ginger, turmeric, apple cider vinegar and honey in a bowl. Mix well and salt as needed. Set aside.
  5. Place minced garlic in a bowl with ½ inch of water. Set aside.
  6. Heat oil in a large saute pan over medium heat. When oil is hot place plantains in pan, being careful that they do not touch. Fry 2-3 minutes or until golden brown and then flip sides. Remove from oil, placing on a cutting board. Flat the plantain slice with the back of a wooden spoon and then set in garlic oil for 1 minute. Pat dry and then fry again for another 2-3 minutes per side.
  7. Serve chicken over plantains with slaw as a topping.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Spicy Chai Caribbean Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 528 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 125mg 42%
Sodium 361mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 67g 22%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 48g
Protein 33g 66%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 528 cal, 14g fat (8g mono, 3g poly, 3g sat), 125mg chol, 361mg sodium, 67 carb, (7g fiber, 48g sugars), 33g protein