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Jerk Chicken Bowl Recipe with Mango Salsa Recipe

Mani
This jerk chicken bowl with mango salsa is a great way to combine spicy food with fresh and sweet fruit that totally satisfies the tastes buds.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4 servings
Calories 314 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 14 oz Chicken Breasts cut bite-sized chunks.
  • 4 tsp Jerk Marinade.
  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1 Mango finely diced.
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 Lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp Salt to taste.
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper

Instructions
 

  • Marinate the chicken with the jerk marinade overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  • Pre-heat your griddle pan or saucepan on high heat. Reduce to medium-high heat after several minutes, add olive oil and the jerk chicken. Cook for 5-6 minutes on each side.
  • Cook the rice in a saucepan, by adding 1 & 1/2 cup of water and 1 cup of rice.
  • Prep the mango salsa by finely dicing the mango, finely chopping the onion, and cilantro. Add all the ingredients to a mixing bowl and add the lime juice.
  • Serve the jerk chicken, rice and mango salsa, or add it to a meal prep container if you want to reheat it for the week-ahead.

Notes

  • This recipe will keep well in the fridge for 3-4 days.
  • You can freeze this recipe for up to 1 month.
  • Reheat for 2-3 minutes in the microwave.
  • You can use any jerk marinade but this recipe card features a homemade version.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 314kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 27.7gFat: 8.5gSaturated Fat: 0.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.7gSodium: 1624mgFiber: 3.3gSugar: 14.3g
Keyword jerk chicken, Jerk chicken bowl with mango salsa, jerk chicken mango salsa, jerk chicken meal prep
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