Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Rice & Beans

For a quick and flavorful meal that’s perfect for any night, try this Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Rice & Beans. It’s packed with bold spices and delicious ingredients!

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Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Rice & Beans

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® Instant Basmati Rice
  • 2 chicken thighs
  • 2 tbsp jerk sauce/marinade
  • ½ can kidney beans, drained
  • 1/8 tsp salt
Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 14 mins
Servings SERVES 2
Ready in TOTAL TIME 14 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 14 mins
Servings
SERVES 2
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 14 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® Instant Basmati Rice
  • 2 chicken thighs
  • 2 tbsp jerk sauce/marinade
  • ½ can kidney beans, drained
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Experience the vibrant flavors of the Island with our Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Rice & Beans. This quick and easy recipe brings a spicy kick and delicious taste to your dinner table!

    Step 1

  • Place chicken and jerk sauce in a gallon sized storage bag. Allow to marinate for at least 3 hours and up to 24 hours.

    Step 2

  • Once done marinating, preheat a grill to 350 degrees. Cook the chicken for 6 minutes on each side. Make sure chicken is cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

    Step 3

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 4

  • Heat beans in the microwave for 45 seconds.

    Step 5

  • Mix the rice and beans together. Serve alongside the chicken.

A Caribbean Delight

Elevate your dinner with our Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Rice & Beans recipe. This dish combines the bold, spicy flavors of jerk-marinated chicken with the creamy texture of kidney beans and the light, fluffy Minute® Instant Basmati Rice. The chicken, marinated for hours and grilled to perfection, pairs seamlessly with the quick and easy basmati rice, making this a perfect meal for any night.

Minute® Instant Basmati Rice is a fantastic choice for busy people who want quality and convenience. Its quick-cooking nature ensures you spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying your meal. The rice’s light, fluffy texture is an ideal match for the robust jerk chicken, creating a delightful dining experience.

Easy and Flavorful

This recipe is straightforward yet packed with flavor. Start by marinating the chicken thighs in jerk sauce for at least three hours to infuse them with vibrant spices. When ready to cook, grill the chicken until it’s juicy and perfectly cooked (165˚F). While the chicken is grilling, prepare the Minute® Instant Basmati Rice according to the package directions. Heat the kidney beans and mix them into the rice for a simple, satisfying side dish.

Perfect Pairings

To complete your Caribbean feast, consider adding some delicious sides and toppings. Fresh mango salsa adds a sweet and tangy contrast to the spicy chicken. A side of steamed vegetables, like broccoli or green beans, brings a fresh, crunchy element to the meal. For an extra kick, top the chicken with sliced jalapeños or a drizzle of spicy yogurt sauce. Don’t forget a squeeze of fresh lime juice over the entire dish to brighten the flavors.

For a delicious and quick dinner option, this Jerk Chicken with Rice & Beans is hard to beat. The combination of spicy, marinated chicken and the convenient, fluffy Minute® Instant Basmati Rice makes this meal a hit. Serve it up with some fresh sides and toppings, and enjoy a taste of the Caribbean any night of the week.

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