Jerk Flavoured Chicken Bake & Smoky 'Slaw Recipe | Fakeaway

Jerk Flavoured Chicken Recipe slimming world friendly fakeaway

For those who like a bit of spice in their life, this Jamaican Jerk Flavoured Chicken Bake is for you! It's spicy, with succulent chicken breasts and loads of flavour. This is a delicious Fakeaway version

Jerk is a Jamaican style of cooking where meat is dry-rubbed or wet marinated with a hot spice mixture called Jamaican jerk spice. This is my personal take on this flavour combination, so don't yell at me if it's not 100% authentic (remember when Jamie Oliver got in trouble for this?)

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Jerk Flavoured Chicken Recipe slimming world friendly fakeaway

I used chicken breasts for this dish, but it could work equally well with chicken thighs or wings. 

If you have never tried rice and peas before, you need to get this in your life! The peas are actually kidney beans, and it has a rich coconutty flavour. It's a more sticky rice, I really love it!

Jerk Flavoured Chicken Recipe slimming world friendly fakeaway

I wanted something extra to go on the side of this dish, so put together this kind of Caribbean smokey 'slaw with some veg that I had in the fridge. 

Check out his slow mo video of me pouring the jerk over the chicken.



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Slimming Friendly Jerk Flavoured Chicken Bake Recipe

Jerk Flavoured Chicken Recipe slimming world friendly fakeaway


Extra Easy Syn Value: 1 syn per serving

Healthy Extras: None

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You will need:

Jerk marinade:

½ onion
2 teaspoons dried thyme
1 teaspoon lazy ginger
6 Garlic cloves 
1 tablespoon cinnamon 
1 teaspoon Allspice
1 tablespoon white pepper
½ tablespoon freshly grated nutmeg
1 tablespoons sweetener
1 tablespoon chicken gravy granules 
1 Tablespoons Honey
1 tsp smoked paprika
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
1 or more Scotch Bonnet Pepper, just adjust by adding more or less to suit your spice flavour

For the chicken:

4 large skinless chicken breasts
Optional: chillies & tomatoes to serve


Caribbean Slaw (1 syn per serving)

1 tablespoons Dijon mustard 
½ Jalapenos pepper, finely chopped
Squeeze of lemon juice
1 teaspoon lazy minced garlic
1 teaspoon hot sauce adjust to taste
1 white cabbage, roughly chopped
1 ripe mango peeled, chopped into small cubes
1 carrot, grated
1 teaspoon smoked paprika 
Salt & pepper to taste


Method:

Add all of the jerk marinade ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth.

Add your chicken breasts to an oven proof dish, cover the breasts in the blended marinade and leave for at least an hour, but over night if possible.

Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

Add the extra tomatoes and chillies on top of the chicken, then add to the oven and cook for 30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked all the way through.

Mix all the 'slaw ingredients together to make the slaw!

L x

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