Recipe: Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Mango Salsa


If you're having guests over, this is the perfect dinner to serve up — especially if you'll be eating out on the patio! This dish has an amazing Caribbean flair that will have your guests thinking you spent hours in the kitchen, when in reality it only takes about 30 minutes!

Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Mango Salsa

Watch how to make delicious Mango Salsa:

Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Mango Salsa

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-ounce chicken breast and ¼ cup prepared salsa

Ingredients

  • 1 mango, peeled and diced
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoon Caribbean jerk seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. To make the salsa: In a medium bowl, stir together the mango, tomato, onion, cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, and salt to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. To make the jerk chicken: Place the chicken breasts and jerk seasoning in a large resealable bag. Seal and shake a few times to evenly coat the chicken.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook until done, 4 to 6 minutes per side.
  4. Serve the chicken warm topped with the mango salsa.
Nutrition Information
Per Serving: (4-ounce chicken breast and ¼ cup prepared salsa)
Calories: 210
Fat: 5g
Carbohydrates: 21g
Fiber: 2g
Sugar: 13g
Protein: 24g
SmartPoints: 3

The nutrition content of recipes on Popculture.com has been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.