05 June 2010

Down Home Cooking...Bahamian Chicken Souse and Johnny Cake!

Hey Girls, I have a wonderful dish that you can eat for breakfast. lunch or dinner. It can be eaten any time of day and with a tasty bread. I love chicken souse and johnny cake it's a great combination especially when it is hot. The recipes are below and I hope you enjoy.P.S Would yall like me to do some drink recipes.

2 lbs of chicken (preferably wings or drumsticks)
4 chopped potatoes
2 sticks chopped celery
1 or 2 diced onions
1\2 cups allspice
1 or 2 bird peppers
salt to taste
2 limes cut in half

Cooking instructions:
In a large pot bring chicken to boil for approx 10 minuets, then strain. Return chicken to pot, fill pot half full with water and return to boil. Add potatoes, celery, onions, bird peppers, allspice, salt. Boil until potatoes are done, stirring occasionally.
Final cooking time 30-35 minuets.
Prior to serving add more of the remaining lime if desired. Serves 4 

 Johnny Cake Ingredients

3 cups flour
     1 tablespoon baking powder
     1  teaspoon salt
     1/4 cup sugar
     1⁄2 cup crisco or other shortening
     2/3 cup milk
Combine dry ingredients then cut in shortening until the size of rice grains. Add milk gradually, just enough to make dough soft. Knead dough until smooth then let it rest for about 10 minutes.

Place dough in greased 8 or 9 inch round or square pan. Pierce top of dough with a fork. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until golden.

Remove from oven and baste top of bread with milk. Return to oven and allow to bake for 5 more minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool a few minutes. You can eat with butter, jam and anything you like. YUMMY!




  1. This Looks absolutely Delish!

  2. That bread looks delicious, Gosh I love the smell of fresh baked bred...

  3. Oooh you took me Back! My fam is from S.C. My mom makes johnny cake & ho cake too. My sister is a chef

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  4. omg looks sooooo good im gonna try it!


  5. Yes! this is super YUMMY , one of my fav dishes.


  6. I gotta' try this bread, it looks delicious!


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