Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken

Wondering how to make a tasty jerk chicken? Easy and quick to prepare, this spicy Jamaican recipe is a great everyday meal for the family. 

November 27, 2018

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 30 MIN

ingredients

Thyme
1 tbsp, leaves
barbecue sauce
110 g
Scallion
2, chopped
lime
2
Soy sauce
1 tbsp, dark
Vegetable oil
55 ml
Chicken
2 large, cooked breasts, diced
Beans
200 g, canned, kidney , drained
white beans
200 g, canned, drained
Celery
1 stick, finely diced
Pepper
1 red, finely diced, 1 green finely diced
Rice
350 g, cooked long-grain
Parsley
a few sprigs of flat-leaf, to garnish
salt

Preparation

How to make a delicious jerk chicken

  • Blend together the thyme leaves, barbecue sauce, spring onions, juice of one lime, allspice, soy sauce, and 150 ml of warm water in a blender.
  • Heat half of the oil in a casserole dish set over a medium heat until hot.
  • Add the chicken and saute briefly before adding the beans and the prepared sauce.
  • Cover with a lid and simmer for 15 minutes until the beans are tender.
  • Season to taste once ready.
  • Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a large frying pan set over a moderate heat until hot.
  • Add the celery, diced peppers, and a little salt.
  • Fry for 2 minutes and then add the rice.
  • Continue to fry over a reduced heat, stirring occasionally, until the rice is piping hot throughout.
  • Serve the jerk chicken over the rice with slices from the remaining lime and sprigs of parsley.
  • Add a couple of dashes of Tabasco for added spiciness.

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