Jerk Chicken4.2/5 (BASED ON 2381 reviews)
Jerk Chicken - the most popular dish to be exported from Jamaica features succulent pieces of chicken marinated in a delicious, fiery jerk sauce and grilled until blackened and crispy. Normally an absolute scorcher with scotch bonnet chillies, we've toned down the heat in ours but kept the flavour big with over 21 ingredients alone in our Jerk Seasoning including allspice, thyme, ginger nutmeg and cinnamon. Incomplete without rice and peas, we show you how to create the authentic side to this Caribbean carnival of a dish in the comfort of your own home. No need to marinate for hours on end, we've packed all the flavour into our three little pots.
Cook our delicious Jerk Chicken in just Minutes
We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Jerk Chicken. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Jerk Seasoning pot, a Jerk Paste pot and a Chicken Stock pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Jerk Chicken in just 20 minutes.
How Our Recipes Kits Work
We provide flavour ingredients:
- Jerk Seasoning
- Jerk Paste
- Chicken Stock
Your shopping list:
- skinless chicken thigh fillets
- Basmati rice
- tin light coconut milk
- tin kidney beans
- lime (optional)
- tin sweetcorn(optional)
Our 20 minute recipe
Marinate the chicken
Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and boil 150ml water in the kettle.
Mix the JERK SEASONING and the JERK PASTE together in a mixing bowl with a drop of oil, then add the chicken thighs and mix well to fully coat.
Roast the chicken
Place the chicken on a baking tray with the lime wedges (if using) and cook in the oven for 20 mins.
Meanwhile, make the rice
Heat a little oil in a non-stick pan over medium-high heat and then fry the onion for 2 mins to soften.
Add the rice, coconut milk, 150ml boiling water and the CHICKEN STOCK to the pan and mix well. Bring it to the boil, then cover with a lid, turn the heat down to low and let it simmer for 10 mins.
Add the beans
Stir the kidney beans into the rice then cover it again with a lid and leave it off the heat for 5 mins until all the liquid has been absorbed.
To serve, squeeze the roasted limes over the chicken and serve with your “rice and peas” and some seasoned sweetcorn on the side (if using).
Jerk Chicken Reviews
BASED ON 2381 reviews
Donna - Feb 13, 2019
James - Feb 07, 2019
Delicious but needs some more spice
Fiona - Feb 07, 2019
A little spicier please but we loved it.
Frances - Feb 05, 2019
I love this meal but preferred the original version, with black eyed beans and without corn. Made it with an additional side dish of roasted butternut squash, cumin and pumpkin seeds, broccoli and feta. Delicious.
Tara - Feb 04, 2019
Easy and delicious
Gerald - Feb 01, 2019
Very good, I recommend a scotch bonnet while cooking the rice and a bit of cayenne in with jerk seasoning. And add salt to taste at the end. Easy and nice overall though
Andrew - Jan 29, 2019
I have no idea why other are saying this is bland...it really wasn’t. Excellent spicy flavours on the chicken (breast, not thigh). Rice very tasty and so simple. Corn on the cob on the side. Ace ???? We cooked the chicken and lime in a Pyrex dish with lid. Has to use long grain, so added a little more water to get the right bite. To the naysayers I say “Pah! Your tastebuds must be like leather! ‘Tis a magnificent dish, worthy of great praise and wonderment.”
Martin - Jan 27, 2019
Very nice. Rice wasn't the best but had chips aswell
Iain - Jan 26, 2019
Vicki - Jan 23, 2019
Jules - Jan 22, 2019
No fussed either way
Julie - Jan 22, 2019
Fantastic, loved every bit of it x
Nadia - Jan 21, 2019
The chicken is great and I did ours with corn on the cob instead of tinned corn.. Only thing is the rice is very bland so you need to add some spices and seasoning to it in order to get some flavour!
Rachel - Jan 21, 2019
Lovely but not spicy!
kerry - Jan 20, 2019
not spicey at all liked the rice
Marion - Jan 20, 2019
Very very tasty
Marion - Jan 20, 2019
Heather - Jan 19, 2019
Jessica - Jan 17, 2019
Easy to cook, delicious dinner. First one I've made, hope theyre all like this!
Ali - Jan 17, 2019
Quick and easy to make. Delicious flavours. Added extra salt to the rice and beans as it was a little bland and it bought the flavours out.
Lauren - Jan 17, 2019
Stronger flavour the next day
Kirsty - Jan 15, 2019
Ok, Hello Fresh recipe is better.
Jill - Jan 14, 2019
Very good combination of spices. Felt very authentic.
Alice-Claire - Jan 11, 2019
Tasty, but not as spicy as I expected!
Joanne - Jan 04, 2019
i re order this regularly and change what sides i have, the spice mix is just right, my favourite way to do this to get the most flavour on the chicken is to dice it and marinate then skewer it and cook like kebabs, those saying the rice lacked something??? i don't do the corn as the recipe i add it to my rice with kidney beans and diced chorizo sautés it all together so the chorizo oil coats the rice to make a spicy rice with a bit of oomph my whole family love this version i call it "dirty rice" !
Pam - Dec 29, 2018
The chicken was good but i really didn't like the sweetcorn/mayo mix.
Karen - Dec 23, 2018
Not great. Jerk chicken was good but the rice was odd tasting and lacked something..
Katie - Dec 18, 2018
I love Jerk, this is good. Next time I would leave it to marinate over night. Simple and easy.
Elspeth - Dec 17, 2018
Sour. And the time allotted want enough to cook the rice
Sarah - Dec 11, 2018
The chicken was very tasty, especially with the lime squished over after cooking, but the rice was rather bland
Katherine - Dec 09, 2018
Luke - Dec 08, 2018
Chicken tasty, rice not so good.
Tom - Dec 08, 2018
Joanne - Dec 05, 2018
Fabulous! The 3rd time of cooking it
Jane - Dec 05, 2018
Used salmon instead of chicken. Delicious. However I dont think I like coconut milk and the rice was slimy. And baking the limes made them bitter, which ruined the salmon. Might get again but do my own thing with the rice and use raw limes.
Jodie - Dec 03, 2018
Sauce in the rice and beans wasn’t that tasty so I added some of my own ingredients.
Beauleiu - Dec 01, 2018
Didn’t taste great. Rice was lovely
Emma - Nov 29, 2018
Was sceptical because not a massive fan of coconut! However I put a bit less in and could hardly taste it! Also cooked it with corn on the cob.
Joe - Nov 28, 2018
Jasmine - Nov 27, 2018
Just eaten this and loved it. Nice and spicy and enjoyed the rice very much
Maria - Nov 25, 2018
Delicious and simple. Cooked a big batch and took it to work. My colleagues loved it too
Tina - Nov 24, 2018
Nice to have a tasty rice with the chicken
Ann - Nov 21, 2018
Whole dish very bland. Disappointing.
Holly - Nov 18, 2018
Isaac - Nov 18, 2018
Nice chicken but bland rice
Debbie - Nov 16, 2018
Jerk chicken was lovely but the rice was very bland
Sarah - Nov 15, 2018
Chris - Nov 14, 2018
I found the rice benefitted by the addition of some chilli and seasoning
Lucy - Nov 12, 2018
Enjoyed the chicken but not so keen on the rice so added Cajun spice to make more my taste
Paul - Nov 10, 2018
Used thigh meat was was really tasty with this recipe.