JERK CHICKEN, YAM, RICE AND PEAS

JERK CHICKEN, YAM, RICE AND PEAS
 
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Ingredients

Ingredients
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  • 2 chicken breast fillets
  • 10ml/2tsp jerk seasoning
  • 45ml/3tbsp olive oil
  • 225g/8oz sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 50g/2oz brown rice
  • 1 (400g) can black eye beans, drained
  • zest and juice 1 lime
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • pinch of sugar
  • 2 little gem lettuce
  • salt and ground black pepper
1. Place the chicken in a shallow bowl, add the jerk seasoning and 15ml/1tbsp oil
and leave to marinate for at least 10 mins.

2. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6. In a roasting tin, mix the potatoes,
pepper and onion with 15ml/1tbsp oil, place the chicken on top and bake for
25mins or until the chicken is cooked through.

3. Meanwhile, cook the rice in boiling salted water for 20-25mins or until the rice is
tender. Stir in the beans. Mix together the lime, chilli, sugar and salt and pepper to
taste. Thickly shred the lettuce.

4. Transfer the chicken to a board and slice. Mix the vegetables into the rice with
half the lettuce. Divide the remaining lettuce between two plates and heap the rice
mixture on top, finally top with the chicken and spoon over the dressing. Serve
straight away.

JERK CHICKEN, YAM, RICE AND PEAS

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Preparation: 20 mins
Cooking: 15-20mins
Serves 2

Method


1. Place the chicken in a shallow bowl, add the jerk seasoning and 15ml/1tbsp oil
and leave to marinate for at least 10 mins.

2. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6. In a roasting tin, mix the potatoes,
pepper and onion with 15ml/1tbsp oil, place the chicken on top and bake for
25mins or until the chicken is cooked through.

3. Meanwhile, cook the rice in boiling salted water for 20-25mins or until the rice is
tender. Stir in the beans. Mix together the lime, chilli, sugar and salt and pepper to
taste. Thickly shred the lettuce.

4. Transfer the chicken to a board and slice. Mix the vegetables into the rice with
half the lettuce. Divide the remaining lettuce between two plates and heap the rice
mixture on top, finally top with the chicken and spoon over the dressing. Serve
straight away.
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