Jerk Chicken Salad: A Flavor Filled Caribbean Fusion Dish
Discover a tantalizing Caribbean fusion recipe that is sure to please—Jerk Chicken Salad!
This dish blends the flavors of vibrant Caribbean spices with the juicy freshness of chicken, creating a unique and unforgettable culinary experience. Prepared in just a few simple steps, this salad is perfect for that day when you’re craving something different but still flavorful.
• 2 boneless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
• 2 teaspoons of jerk seasoning
• 2 tablespoons of olive oil
• 1 seasonal vegetable of your choice (bell pepper, red onion, celery, etc.)
• 1 can of black beans
• Salad greens
• 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
1. Preheat your oven the 375°F.
2. Place the cubes of chicken in a mixing bowl and season with jerk seasoning and garlic powder.
3. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
4. Add the chicken and sautée for about 5 minutes to ensure the cubes are fully cooked through.
5. Place the sautéed cubes onto a baking tray and cook in the oven for 10 minutes.
6. In the same skillet, add the seasonal vegetable of your choice and sautée for about 5 minutes.
7. Add the can of black beans to the skillet and sautée for an additional 3 minutes.
8. Place the cooked chicken and sautéed vegetables onto a fresh bed of salad greens.
9. Serve the dish and enjoy!
This great-tasting and hearty dish is perfect for lunches, dinners and picnics, while also being an energy-filled meal. Its combination of spices, chicken and vegetables make it flavourful and multifarious, while its cooking steps are easy and hassle-free. Not to mention that it features one of the oldest and most iconic spices of the Caribbean—jerk seasoning—an alluring mix of chili, thyme, garlic, allspice and nutmeg. Plus, incorporating a variety of vegetables allows you to customize the dish and make it your own.
For a similar recipe with a different twist, try out our Skillet-Fried Jerk Chicken. Or, for other Caribbean-inspired recipes, explore Jamaican Jerk Fish Tacos or even spicy Curried Shrimp with Mango. The possibilities for creating a flavourful, unique and rewarding culinary experience are endless.
Try out this Jerk Chicken Salad for your next meal and let us know what you think!