A Savoury Sorrel Chicken

Sorrel Chicken is exquisite in taste. The sweet mixed in with the savoury; mixed in with the Trini Style cooking is a wonderful conglomeration of flavours

sorrel chicken

Sorrel Chicken Recipe

Prep Time: 3 hrs

Cook Time: 1 hr

Total Time: 4 hrs

Course: Meats

Cuisine: creole

Servings: 8

Calories: 287kcal


  • 2 lbs chicken I used leg and thigh
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 2 cups sorrel pulp with juice semi-sweet
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup raisins or currants
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder


  • Remove skin from chicken and season to taste. Marinate for at least 3 hours.
  • Mix the sorrel, orange juice, cinnamon, raisins, pepper flakes, garlic powder and onion in a bowl. Set aside.
  • Brown chicken and place in a baking dish. Pour sorrel mixture over chicken and cover with foil, let chicken marinate for 20 minutes.
  • Bake in 350 degree F oven for about 1-1 1/2 hours or until tender.

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