This curried goat stew recipe is a delicious and flavorful dish, making it a perfect hearty meal. The recipe calls for tender cuts of goat meat that are slow-cooked in a rich and aromatic curry sauce, which is made using a blend of spices and herbs commonly found in Caribbean cuisine. The result is tender and succulent goat meat, infused with the bold flavors of curry, that is perfect for a cozy night in or a special occasion with friends and family. Whether you're a fan of Caribbean food or just looking to try something new, this curried goat stew is a must-try goat stew recipe.
Salt goat meat with the 1.5 T and sear in a high heat pan with the sunflower oil until nicely browned. Do this in batches and use the pot that you intend to cook the stew in.
Once all your meat has been browned and removed from pot, add onion, garlic and ginger. Allow to become aromatic, and onions to sweat. This mix should pick up any brown bits, oils and juices left behind from searing meat.
Add back meat, curry powder and black pepper. Sauté for a minute or two.
Add tomato paste, and continue to stir and sauté for a few more minutes.
Add dry thyme, stock, beer, cayenne and remaining 1 T. of salt
Simmer this mixture onlow for about 2 hours with a lid on.
Check occasionally to make sure you continue a low simmer and give a stir.
Once you hit the 2 hour mark, add in your diced potato, tomato and lemon juice and allow to simmer until your potatoes are cooked through.
Serve your curried goat stew with rice and cilantro, and enjoy! It can also be enjoyed over mashed potatoes.
Tips for making goat stew
If the goat meat isn’t tender enough, let it simmer for a longer period of time. Often, goat meat will need to cook longer than other proteins.
You can always adapt this goat stew recipe to use with a slow cooker or an electric pressure cooker, such as an Instant Pot. You can find guidance on how to do this in these How to Cook Goat Meat Guides: Slow Cooker and Pressure Cooker
Goat meat nutrition
Goat is a very nutritious protein since it is high in protein, yet lean. Goat meat contains 27.1 grams of protein and just 3 grams of fat per 100 gram/3 oz. serving. Learn more about the nutritional benefits of goat meat here.