Jamaican Jerked Chicken Salad Recipe

For many people out there, cooking is a soul satisfying experience. It is about finding the right mix between flavors, colors and ingredients. The recipe here is from Jamaica, a place known for its exotic spices. Jamaican Jerked Chicken Salad Recipe mixes sweet and spicy ingredients in a way that they complement each other with a dressing that just gears it all up.

If you have an appetite for making dishes that become the word of the town and possess a knack for making miracles happen in your kitchen, this recipe might just be your thing. Of course, our step by step guide has all the details for you to take help from.

Preparation time: 15 to 20 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Serving size: 4 person
Utensils needed: mixing bowl, skillet and four salad platters

Ingredients:

– 2 cup honey mustard (commercial honey mustard dressing)
– 1 tsp lime peel (finely shredded)
– 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
– 2-3 tsps jamaican jerk spice
– 2 tsps vegetable oil
– 12 cups salad greens (torn mixed)
– 2 fresh ripe mangoes (if not in season you can use canned ones)

Instructions

  • 1

    Make the dressing first. In a small bowl, mix together the honey-mustard dressing and lime zest. The bowl should have a lid or you can use a plastic cling film to cover the surface. Put it in the refrigerator for later use in the recipe while you prepare the chicken.

  • 2

    Sprinkle the jerk seasoning over both sides of the chicken thoroughly. Warm oil in a skillet over medium heat and fry the chicken for around fifteen minutes or when it loses its pink. Remove the chicken and let it cool down. Slice it up thinly using a sharp knife.

  • 3

    Slice up the mangoes thinly.

  • 4

    Divide the salad greens among four salad platters and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

  • 5

    Divide the chicken bites and mango slices between the plates. Drizzle the chilled dressing all over and serve immediately.

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