Experience a Tropical Vacation in Every Bite of this Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta
Are you looking for a way to kick your pasta up a notch? Look no further than this inspired dish of Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta. Imagine yourself taken away on a Caribbean vacation with the blend of flavors that come together in this dish.
The main ingredients in this recipe include jerk chicken, seasonings, peppers, onions, and – of course – pasta. Nothing says “vacation” like the unique blend of flavors that make up jerk seasoning, a combination of allspice, garlic, thyme, and scotch bonnet peppers. The flavors of these seasonings find their perfect accompaniment in the sweet tang of pineapple juice, which adds another layer of complexity to the dish.
The tropical flavors are further enhanced with the addition of peppers and onions. The peppers lend a subtle spice to the dish, while the onions provide a sweetness and depth. These two create a flavor that is both familiar, yet definitely the star of your meal.
– 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
– 1 tablespoon of jerk seasoning
– 1 tablespoon of olive oil
– 2 cloves of garlic, minced
– 1 red bell pepper, chopped
– 1 green bell pepper, chopped
– 1/2 white onion, chopped
– 1/3 cup of pineapple juice
– 8 ounces of uncooked penne pasta
1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine the jerk seasoning and olive oil. Add the chicken thighs and stir to coat.
3. Arrange chicken on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
4. In a large skillet over medium heat, add the garlic, bell peppers, and onion. Saute for 5 minutes.
5. Add the pineapple juice and bring to a simmer.
6. Add the cooked chicken and simmer for 10 minutes.
7. Add the penne pasta and simmer for an additional 10 minutes or until cooked through.
8. Serve and enjoy!
This recipe is an exciting dish that will transport your taste buds away on a tropical vacation! The emboldened flavors of jerk seasoning, peppers, and pineapple juice blend together elegantly to create a truly unique experience of flavors. Experiment with additional ingredients for a more authentic jerk experience, such as jerk sauce, rum, and brown sugar.
The combination of savory chicken and sweet and spicy seasonings creates an unforgettable flavor profile. Whether you choose to enjoy this Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta for a weeknight dinner or a weekend adventure, you won’t regret it – who said you can’t eat like you’re on vacation?