Thursday, August 6, 2015

Tasteful Thursday - Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Mango Salsa

Recipe: Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Mango Salsa
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 4 ounces chicken and ¼ cup prepared salsa
    Caribbean Jerk Chicken
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 Tbsp Caribbean Jerk seasoning
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Mango Salsa
  • 1 fresh ripe mango, peeled and diced
  • ½ cup red onion, diced
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  1. Prepare the salsa: In a medium size bowl add all of the ingredients and stir to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Prepare the chicken: Slice the chicken breasts in half lengthwise to make four, 4-ounce size chicken breasts. Place the chicken breasts in a large resealable bag and add the Jerk seasoning. Give the bag a few shakes to evenly coat the the chicken.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, add the olive oil. Once heated, add the chicken and cook for about 4 to 6 minutes on each side or until done.
  4. Serve warm with the prepared Mango Salsa.
Nutrition Information
Per Serving: (4 ounces chicken and ¼ cup prepared salsa)
Calories: 193
Calories from fat: 44
Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 65mg
Sodium: 748mg
Carbohydrates: 16g
Fiber: 2g
Sugar 13g
Protein: 24g
WWP+: 5

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