The Jerk Chicken Queen of the Bronx - Street Food Icons

  • Published: 07 March 2019
  • Fauzia Abdur-Rahman has been serving Jamaican food in the South Bronx from her cart Fauzia's Heavenly Delights, right outside the courthouse, for the last 25 years. The menu changes every day, but there are always two meat options, a fish option and three vegetarian options.

    With the help of her daughter and husband, Fauzia makes her famous jerk chicken three times a week, and finishes it with her homemade jerk sauce that she makes with pimiento and scotch bonnet peppers, plus a host of other ingredients.

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Comments • 3 743

  • The Catfish Chronicles
    The Catfish Chronicles  11 months back

    Fauzia just made my day. She's got such great energy.

    • Tam johnson
      Tam johnson  1 weeks back

      She’s beautiful too

    • Shauna Pinnock
      Shauna Pinnock  4 months back

      Ali Abdi , So sorry for the late response. I’m in New York.

    • garnbroek
      garnbroek  4 months back

      @Shauna Pinnock leave that to the people to juge! i'll prefer someone like FAUZIA, humble down to earth than someone who thinks he's better that others! those are not my kind.

    • Michael Valentino
      Michael Valentino  5 months back

      Had this before never thought it would be this popular

    • Age Of The Witch
      Age Of The Witch  5 months back

      She just made mine too

  • Morning Inspirit
    Morning Inspirit  2 hours back

    We need this jerk queen in San Francisco !

    • juss K
      juss K  5 hours back

      Just hearing those Bangles jingling I almost thought my granny and aunt was In My house lol

      • CoolBruh22
        CoolBruh22  3 days back

        I'm not believing she's over 70

        • Robert Serrano
          Robert Serrano  4 days back

          I love Jamaican food and it's spices.

          • Baba Poola
            Baba Poola  4 days back

            Bless you, the food looks fantastic.

            • 777 12
              777 12  5 days back

              You are an EPIC ...

              • Hilal Ahmed
                Hilal Ahmed  5 days back

                But this is not a typical healthy meal. She is just using sauces containing high sodium content to make food tastier. Not felt surprised. Frying spinach and eating with yogurt without adding salt is rather healthier and cost effective then paying for this junk. That would amount to less then 0.50 dollar a day

                • Larry mcelhinny
                  Larry mcelhinny  1 weeks back

                  Very Humble people

                  • Luminious Beings NYC
                    Luminious Beings NYC  1 weeks back

                    Def gonna check it out next time I have court in the Bx.

                    • Sarah R
                      Sarah R  1 weeks back

                      My mouth is watering watching this

                      • Andras T.
                        Andras T.  2 weeks back

                        Who want to eat this dirty shit food?

                        • Versatile Vlogger
                          Versatile Vlogger  2 weeks back

                          Nobody hustles harder than immigrants! Her food looks DELICIOUS! 😍

                          • Tahja-Ma'Ree Edwards
                            Tahja-Ma'Ree Edwards  2 weeks back

                            Black love 💕

                            • 9 99999999
                              9 99999999  2 weeks back


                              • S cc ged Djdjs
                                S cc ged Djdjs  2 weeks back

                                Right next to the court house is where she sells

                                • Therapy Talk
                                  Therapy Talk  2 weeks back

                                  I used to work at the Bronx DA office, and I would go to her cart a lot. Her food is yummy! And her banana pudding is AMAZING!

                                  • rmperez529
                                    rmperez529  2 weeks back

                                    Wow those pots are well seasoned.

                                    • Zarb Zarb
                                      Zarb Zarb  2 weeks back

                                      “Fauzia has so much energy!!” Said the pale little soyling before greeting his wife’s boyfriend Tyrone.

                                      • Zarb Zarb
                                        Zarb Zarb  2 weeks back

                                        These titles are so cringe lmao. Cooking chicken doesn’t make you royalty or a queen or a king.

                                        • Greyfia Sama
                                          Greyfia Sama  2 weeks back

                                          She enjoys her job has a lovely family and loyal customers this is a great story

                                          • PT S
                                            PT S  2 weeks back

                                            Fauzia Aminah, she's so beautiful

                                            • Andro
                                              Andro  2 weeks back

                                              5:14 her shirt says "a small price to pay for a heavenly delight" :)

                                              • Sastha
                                                Sastha  2 weeks back

                                                Americans are the best to appreciate hard working people and support them.

                                                • lashay Rhodes
                                                  lashay Rhodes  3 weeks back

                                                  She is awesome

                                                  • Ihk
                                                    Ihk  3 weeks back

                                                    London is just pfc and chicken and chicken and chicken

                                                    • Ihk
                                                      Ihk  3 weeks back

                                                      Nice hot and spicy meat yeah boi

                                                      • Osaid Kadim
                                                        Osaid Kadim  3 weeks back

                                                        There is something about these people with food carts, not all of them, that have such a positive energy and a smiley face that makes it feel so good. You get to feel the happiness.

                                                        • Koko Pili
                                                          Koko Pili  3 weeks back

                                                          I've seen this and Mama Jo's episode ..... And I just can't help the tears in my eyes !! .... What a beautiful inside and out hard working honest good hearted amazing people !!

                                                          And yet , It breaks your heart to realize that this city ( and most of the wall Street banks economy ) is full of crooks sociopaths who's misappropriating and looting the rigged system , and capable of screwing it up for everybody else !!

                                                          • BlackSkullArmor
                                                            BlackSkullArmor  3 weeks back

                                                            Husband : "She's the backbone of the business"

                                                            Wife : "He's the backbone of the business"

                                                            Me : "Dammit these stupid ninjas cutting onions near me!"

                                                            • Jatin Gosai
                                                              Jatin Gosai  3 weeks back

                                                              her mom looks like Michele Obama

                                                              • WILL S
                                                                WILL S  3 weeks back

                                                                “Me from Kingston I live by da wata “

                                                                • Raw Status TV
                                                                  Raw Status TV  3 weeks back

                                                                  Ppl underestimate how much a food stand can earn in NYC.

                                                                  • Tim Kelly
                                                                    Tim Kelly  3 weeks back

                                                                    Wow great food and great 👍 family.

                                                                    • Terry Chan
                                                                      Terry Chan  3 weeks back

                                                                      Jerk off?

                                                                      • gamer guy
                                                                        gamer guy  3 weeks back

                                                                        Halal meat 💓

                                                                        • Yeeto Vandito
                                                                          Yeeto Vandito  3 weeks back

                                                                          Where’s Scott Weiner

                                                                          • Bobby Sands
                                                                            Bobby Sands  3 weeks back

                                                                            4.29 this is a vegetarian soy chicken

                                                                            • Jeasla Mickens
                                                                              Jeasla Mickens  4 weeks back

                                                                              Omg I love her!! She's inspired me! 🙌🏿🙌🏿🙌🏿

                                                                              • Dave Robinson
                                                                                Dave Robinson  4 weeks back

                                                                                Do not sound like Jamaican

                                                                                • EY 19
                                                                                  EY 19  4 weeks back

                                                                                  Man lucky to be this womens husband be eating good errrryyydayy 😛😋

                                                                                  • hasend ARMY
                                                                                    hasend ARMY  4 weeks back

                                                                                    I'm definitely gonna go there when I visit.. Where else can you find a nice halal food like that? Omg

                                                                                    • gex
                                                                                      gex  4 weeks back

                                                                                      DO TACOS EL BRONCO!!!!

                                                                                      • Maverick Menil
                                                                                        Maverick Menil  4 weeks back

                                                                                        Kids from belly, stroller, kinder garten allllllllll the way up to college. 🤑🤑🤑

                                                                                        • Stephanie Duncan
                                                                                          Stephanie Duncan  4 weeks back

                                                                                          🗣️ AWESOME 💞 💞💞

                                                                                          • Topaz fire
                                                                                            Topaz fire  4 weeks back

                                                                                            All of her food look so good

                                                                                            • Raffeain Khalil
                                                                                              Raffeain Khalil  1 months back

                                                                                              HALAL MEAT. BBBBBBEEEECHHHHH I'M GOING THERE ONE DAY.

                                                                                            • NGSPC4Life
                                                                                              NGSPC4Life  1 months back

                                                                                              I gotta check this place out