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Instant Pot Curry Goat Recipe

Curry goat is a Jamaican classic that is a staple of Caribbean cuisine. This Jamaican inspired curry goat a one pot recipe with an exciting blend of spices, combined with tasty, tender meat that packs in flavor with every bite.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Caribbean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 315kcal


  • 6 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • ½ Cup Water To mix the cornstarch
  • 4 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Onion chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 3 Tbsp. Tomato Paste
  • 3 Lbs. Goat Meat Washed well and pat dry
  • 3 Large Carrots Cut diagonally
  • 1 Tsp. Lemon Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. Jamaican Curry Powder
  • 2 Tbsp. Turmeric
  • 2 Tbsp. Allspice
  • 4 Fresh Thyme Sprigs
  • 1 Fresh Rosemary Sprig
  • 2 ½ Tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 2 Cups Water


  • In a small bowl. Mix togther the cornstarch and ½ water. Set aside.
    In the instant pot heat the oil by pressing sauté and setting the timer to 30 minutes.
    Add the onions and garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
    Then add the tomato paste. Stir. Then add in the meat. Stir to coat.
    Add 1 cup water to prevent a burn signal.
    Then add in the carrots, lemon pepper, curry powder and turmeric, allspice, herbs, salt, and the remaining 1 cup water. Stir to mix well.
    meat mixture in instant pot with carrots
  • Cover the instant pot with the lid. Turn the knob to sealing. Press cancel. Then press pressure cook. Cook on high for 50 minutes.
    Serve warm and enjoy with rice.
    picture of stew with carrots in white bowl



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Serving: 6People | Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 514mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 15mg