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Jerk Chicken With Rice, Black Beans, and Pineapple

Jerk Chicken With Rice, Black Beans, and Pineapple
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cook the rice according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the vinegar, rum, jerk sauce, and ginger in a measuring cup or small bowl; set aside.
  3. Pound the chicken to an even thickness. Season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  4. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook until browned, about 4 minutes per side. Remove from heat and add the vinegar mixture.
  5. Return the skillet to low heat and simmer until the chicken is cooked through, about 2 minutes. Divide the chicken and sauce among plates.
  6. Stir the beans into the rice. In a medium bowl, combine the pineapple and scallions. Serve the rice and pineapple mixtures with the chicken.
By February, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 542Calories From Fat 10%
  • Fat 6g
  • Sat Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 66mg
  • Sodium 357mg
  • Carbohydrate 73g
  • Fiber 11g
  • Sugar 7g
  • Protein 40g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Jerk Chicken With Rice, Black Beans, and Pineapple
Jerk sauce shouldn’t overwhelm a dish. Taste your brand before adding it. If it’s too spicy, use half of what the recipe calls for. 

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