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Street Party Jerk Chicken, Rice & Peas

Street Party Jerk Chicken, Rice & Peas

Rating
4.5rating out of 5

(3277 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Jamaican

Savour The Summer with our Jerk chicken! Each recipe varies widely, but the main goal is to achieve a perfect sticky, spicy marinade. Our speedy recipe introduces soy sauce and fresh thyme to the mix, infusing it with a savoury depth. The "peas" are not garden peas but kidney beans - known as peas in Jamaica. Dancing around the kitchen compulsory!

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Jamaican

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Red-chilli
1/2 red chilli
garlic-clove
2 garlic cloves
Soy-sauce-sachet
2 soy sauce sachets (16ml) †
Spring-onion
2 spring onions
Fresh-Thyme
5g fresh thyme
cider-vinegar
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar †
British Chicken Thighs With Skin on - re-touch
4 British chicken thighs
cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon bark
ground-allspice
1 tsp ground allspice berries
honey-pot
1 honey pot (28g)
Kidney-beans
1 tin of kidney beans
basmati-rice
150g fragrant basmati rice
You Will Need
Sugar, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 red chilli
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 spring onion
  • 5g thyme
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 320g British chicken thighs, skin on
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • 1 honey pot (25g)
  • 1 can of red kidney beans (400g)
  • 130g basmati rice
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 737 kJ
174 kcal
2941 kJ
696 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
4.4 g
1.1 g
17.6 g
4.2 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
22.2 g
2.4 g
88.6 g
9.4 g
Fibre 2.5 g 9.9 g
Protein 11.4 g 45.7 g
Salt 0.34 g 1.35 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 red chilli
red chilli
1 garlic clove
garlic
1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)
water, soy bean, wheat (gluten), salt, alcohol (ethanol)
1 spring onion
spring onion
5g thyme
thyme(100%)
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
cider vinegar, metabisulphite (sulphites)
320g British chicken thighs, skin on
chicken thigh meat (100%)
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground allspice
ground allspice pimento
1 honey pot (25g)
blossom honey
1 can of red kidney beans (400g)
red kidney beans , water, salt, calcium chloride
130g basmati rice
basmati rice
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (gluten, soya, sulphites)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Jerk Chicken

Preheat the oven to 220°C/ 200°C (fan)/ 425°F/ Gas 7

Chop the spring onions finely, discarding the roots

Drain and rinse the kidney beans

2 Jerk Chicken

Heat a pot (with a lid) with 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil over a medium heat

Once hot, add the spring onion and cinnamon and cook for 30 sec, or until fragrant, stirring constantly

Stir in the rice, then add the kidney beans

3 Jerk Chicken

Add 350ml [700ml] water to the pot with a lid and bring to the boil over a high heat

Once boiling, reduce the heat to very low and cook, covered, for 10-15 min or until all the water has absorbed and the rice is cooked

Once cooked, remove from the heat and keep covered until serving

4 Jerk Chicken

Meanwhile, peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic

Cut 1/2 [1] chilli in half lengthways, scrape the seeds out with a teaspoon and chop finely

Tip: keep the seeds in if you dare!

Strip the thyme leaves from their stems and chop finely

5 Jerk Chicken

Add 1-2 tsp vegetable oil to an oven-proof pan over a medium-high heat

Once hot, add the chicken skin-side down and cook for 6-7 min, or until golden and crispy

Meanwhile, combine the soy sauce, allspice, honey, garlic, vinegar, thyme, chilli (can't handle the heat, go easy!) and 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] sugar for the jerk sauce

6 Jerk Chicken

Once crispy, transfer the chicken from the pan to a plate 

Add the jerk sauce to the pan with 3 tbsp [6 tbsp] water and stir to combine

Return the chicken, skin-side up

Place the pan into the oven to cook for 5-8 min, or until cooked through

7 Jerk Chicken

Once done, transfer the cooked chicken to a clean chopping board to cool slightly 

Return the pan to a medium heat, bring the sauce to the boil and cook for 1-2 min or until a sticky sauce remains, then remove from the heat

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Slice the chicken finely

Serve the sliced chicken over the spiced rice and peas and drizzle with the jerk sauce

Enjoy!

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