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Curry Goat

Jamaican Curry Goat

If you've ever been to Jamaica, you probably know one of the most popular dishes on the island is curry goat. It is served for lunch or dinner. You can get it from any food stand on the street, or in the fanciest of restaurants islandwide. This is a dish that awakens every taste bud in your mouth.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Jamaican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 723kcal
Author https://myjamaicanrecipes.com


  • 3 Lbs Goat Meat Can be bought at most meat Markets or Halal Stores
  • 3 Tbsp Curry Powder
  • 3 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion Sliced
  • 2 Stalks Escallion (Green Onions)
  • 2 Tsp Thyme
  • 6 Whole All Spice Seeds (Pimento Seeds)
  • 1 Whole Scotch Bonnet Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 1 Medium sized Carrot Cubed
  • 2 Medium Sized Potatoes Cubed


  • Trim the goat of all excess fat, and was thoroughly in a solution of water and vinegar
  • You are now ready to season your goat.Start by Adding 1 ½ Tbsp of curry power, scallion, onion, garlic, thyme, black pepper, salt and scotch bonnet pepper to your goat. Rub vigorously until the goat is well seasoned.
  • Let it sit for approximately 2 hours (This allows the meat to be infused with all the seasonings you just added to it).
  • Add vegetable oil in a skillet over a medium flame (be careful to not let the oil get too hot).
  • You can now add the remaining curry powder to the oil.
  • Add the meat to the skillet and let brown for about 10-12 mins over a medium flame.
  • Add 4 cups of hot water and let it simmer for about 1 hr 15 mins, (or until your meat becomes tender).
  • Add your potatoes and carrots and all spice seeds and allow to continue cooking for about 10 minutes.


This meal is best served over white rice, although some folks love it with rice and peas.
Check out this video from our friends at caribbeanpot.com on how to make curry goat.


Serving: 01 | Calories: 723kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 54g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 545mg | Potassium: 935mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1781IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 5mg