Bahamian Jerk Chicken

Baby Kato

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@BabyKato

This recipe has been posted for play in CQ3 - Bahamas. Found at website:
allaboutcuisines.com/...jerk-chicken

Jerk spiced chicken with a quick sweet and sour pineapple sauce.

Optional for serving/garnish: steamed rice/fresh salad, red pepper/chili flakes, cilantro/coriander.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to ½ inch thickness
1 tablespoon jamaican jerk seasoning (hot or to taste)

SAUCE

1 cup canned crushed pineapple
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar (may substitute white vinegar)
¼ cup sugar
4 tablespoons soy sauce
⅔ cup water
2 tablespoons corn starch + 2 tablespoons cold water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sauce:

Add crushed pineapple, garlic, vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, and ⅔ cup water to a medium sauce pan and bring to a boil.

In a small bowl whisk together corn starch and cold water until dissolved.

Add to boiling sauce and stir.

Reduce heat to low and allow to simmer while you prepare the chicken.
2
Chicken:

Sprinkle Jamaican jerk seasoning over both sides of each chicken breast and use your fingers to rub the seasoning into the chicken.

Drizzle a large pan or skillet with oil over medium heat. Add chicken breasts and cook 3-4 minutes on each side until cooked through.

Serve with fresh salad or over rice with the pineapple sauce and chopped cilantro.

For a spicy kick, sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Caribbean