I was recently sent a jar of Very Lazy Caribbean Chicken Cooking Sauce to try out. Anything that makes life easy in the kitchen gets my vote, when rushing around working all day and looking after the family anything that helps me be lazy is great. This is described as a mango, pineapple and chilli cooking concentrate.
Inside the outer wrapper is a small jar that contains the concentrate, all you need to add is some chicken, pineapple chunks in juice and some coconut milk. Apparently it is quite hard to obtain coconut milk in the supermarkets these days, but luckily I had a can in my cupboard.
This is what it looked like in the jar, its a rather brownish coloured paste. I got started, first I had to heat the oil in a frying pan and then I added chicken which I cooked for 2-3 minutes. I also added some onions, even though the recipe on the inside of the label did not specify this, because I like them. Once the chicken looked cooked I added the jar of Very Lazy Sauce and cooked it for a further two minutes until it was well stirred though.
At this stage I added the pineapple chunks in juice and half a can of coconut milk, brought it to a simmer and cooked for 10 minutes until the chicken was tender. All in all it took about five minutes to prepare, which consisted of chopping the chicken and onions and opening a couple of cans. Cooking time was around 15 minutes.
I served it with savoury rice
I have to say it was a very quick and tasty meal. The sauce is a little spicy, so if you are not keen on spicy food then you will probably not like this. Having said that it it not too spicy and has a definite fruity background taste which is rather nice. I liked it but my husband found it a little spicy for him, which is unusual as he usually likes very hot food. My son however loved it and totally cleared his plate.
This is a great meal if you want to add a little spice to your life and need a quick meal to cook at home.
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