Jamaican Pumpkin Soup – Hearty and Savory
How to Clean and Prep the Chicken before cooking:
  1. Cut the chicken breasts in cubes
  2. Rinse the Chicken Breasts in cold water
  3. Soak in water and add some lime juice.
How to make Jamaican Pumpkin Soup
  1. Put a pot of 4 Quarts of Water to a boil
  2. Add Pumpkin, 2 packs of Grace COCK chicken noodle soup, home-made chicken stock or Campbell low sodium chicken broth
  3. Add in 1 branch of Dry Thyme, Scotch Bonnet (optional) and 20-30 Pimentos
  4. Peel and Julienne the White Onions and add to the pot
  5. Let it boil for a bit
  6. Then add in the rest of the chopped up ingredients like Carrots, Yam, Chayote..
  7. Add in Frozen Mixed Vegetables/Corn
  8. Add in the chicken breasts
  9. Let the soup boil for 1 hour and a 1/2 hours on Medium Heat
  10. Stir occasionally so the ingredients don’t stick to the bottom of the pot
  11. Peel and cut the sweet potato in cubes. Soak in water until use at the end. Add in the Sweet Potato at the very end as the sweet potato breaks up in the soup.
  12. Cover the pot partially and cook for another 20-30 minutes at Low Heat until the sweet potato is cooked.
  13. Add in 2 Stalks of Green Onion and let it cook for a bit.
  14. Taste the sweet potato and other ingredients in the soup to see if it is cooked/soft.
  15. If yes, then this Jamaican Pumpkin Soup is ready to SERVE!
How to make Dumplings
  1. Add 2 cups of All Purpose Flour into a bowl
  2. Add 2 pinches of Salt
  3. Add Enough Water for consistency of the dough so you can roll it into a dumpling shape.
  4. Then add the dumpling into the Pumpkin Soup at the end and cook the dumpling for approximately 20 minutes at medium heat