caribbean chicken

Caribbean Jerk

Let the sweet and savory flavors in Caribbean Jerk Chicken give you a taste of island cruisine. The sweet spicy flavor of the chicken and sweetness of the fruit makes this chicken recipe an awesome meal. Plus, it's an easy chicken recipe. Let the rice cook while you prepare the chicken and dinner is on your table in about 20 minutes.

To make 4 servings off Caribbean Jerk Chicken:

Season 12 oz. chicken tenderloin strips with...

Caribbean Jerk (recipe below) and let sit in refrigerator for about 1 hour...

In a large, nonstick skillet heat...

1 tsp. cooking oil

Cook chicken in hot oil for 3 - 4 minutes or until done and browned nicely.


1 med. sweet potato, peeled, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced
1 small banana pepper, seeded and chopped

Cook and stir 5 - 6 minutes more.

In a small bowl stir together...

3/4 c. unsweetened pineapple juice
1 tsp. cornstarch

Add to skillet. Cook, stirring until bubbly.

2 unripe bananas, quartered lengthwise and cut into 3/4" pieces

Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Serve over steamed brown rice

Now if we only had that palm tree and the ocean breeze on our faces...

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Caribbean Jerk Rub

Makes 1/2 cup.

2 tbsp. light brown sugar
1 tbsp. granulated garlic (or garlic powder)
2 tbsp. paprika
2 tsp. ground allspice
2 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. kosher salt
2 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. red pepper flakes
1 tsp. dry mustard

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