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Recipe: Perfect Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jamaican Jerk Chicken.

Jamaican Jerk Chicken You can cook Jamaican Jerk Chicken using 11 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Jamaican Jerk Chicken

  1. Prepare 4 of chicken legs.
  2. You need 1 tin of light coconut milk.
  3. Prepare 1 of lime.
  4. You need 1 tbsp of jerk spice.
  5. It’s 1/2 Tbsp of vegetable oil.
  6. Prepare 4 of spring onions chopped.
  7. You need 1 cup of basmati rice.
  8. You need 1/2 can of kidney beans.
  9. You need 1/2 cup of frozen garden peas.
  10. Prepare 2 of naan bread.
  11. It’s of Mango chutney.

Jamaican Jerk Chicken instructions

  1. To start, place the chicken in a dish suitable for the fridge and prong each piece a couple of times with a fork. At this stage you will need: 1/2 of the lime, a tablespoon and a half of coconut milk and a tablespoon of jerk spice..
  2. Mix together the juice of half a lime, a tbsp and a half of light coconut milk and a tablespoon of jerk chicken spice.
  3. Once mixed – massage into chicken pieces evenly and place in the fridge for 15 minutes (you can leave for longer if you want stronger marinade).
  4. Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 6. Place chicken in a small roasting tin and cook for 40/50 minutes, turning part way through..
  5. Mix together 200ml of coconut milk and 100ml cold water into a jug.
  6. When the chicken has had about 30 minutes – put the oil into a deep frying pan and heat. Add chopped spring onions and fry to soften..
  7. Rinse the basmati rice and add to the pan with the kidney beans. Then add the water and coconut milk mixture and cook until rice is soft (note: you may need more water to ensure rice is cooked so monitor and taste!). When its nearly done, with 5 minutes to go – add the frozen peas..
  8. When everything is cooked, keep it warm while you toast some naan bread. Once thats ready, serve and enjoy spritzing the meal with the left over lime juice!.

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