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Jerk chicken and Caribbean rice recipe

  • Author: JustAverageJen
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 Minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Portions 1x
  • Category: Main meal
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Caribbean
  • Diet: Low Calorie


An easy tasty recipe for Jerk chicken and Caribbean rice for a perfect Jamaican or Caribbean dish all the family will love.



Caribbean Rice

350 Grams Dried long grain rice

1 TSP Jerk Seasoning

2 Roasted red peppers from a jar in brine (roughly chopped)

1 Carrot (coarsely grated)

1 red onion (finely chopped)

200 Grams Fresh mango (diced)

200 Grams Fresh Pineapple (diced)

2 TBSP Lime Juice

Jerk Chicken

4 Chicken Breasts

1 TSP Dried Thyme

1 TSP Ground ginger

1 TBSP Cider Vinegar

1 Clove Garlic (crushed)

1 TBSP Light Soy Sauce

1 TSP Jerk Seasoning


Cook rice according to packet instructions then strain and run cold water over to cool quickly.

Whilst the rice is cooking turn grill onto medium high heat.

Mix together all the ingredients for the Jerk chicken in a small bowl.

Cut 3/4 slits in each chicken breast.

Using a pastry brush or similar brush the jerk mixture over the chicken breasts and season well.

Put the chicken breasts under the grill, turning when needed to ensure they cook thoroughly. This should take approximately 15-20 minutes.

Whilst the chicken is cooking and the rice is cooling mix all the Caribbean rice ingredients in a large bowl.

Add the rice and mix well.

Serve rice cold with hot chicken and vegetables or salad of your choice.

Keywords: Slimming World friendly, Caribbean, usually syn free,

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