Jamaican Chicken With Couscous Recipe

Jamaican Chicken with Couscous is a flavorful and aromatic dish that combines the bold flavors of Jamaican spices with the light and fluffy texture of couscous. The chicken is marinated in a mixture of jerk seasoning, lime juice, and garlic, then grilled to perfection. The couscous is cooked with coconut milk and seasoned with scallions and cilantro, adding a tropical twist to the dish. This recipe is perfect for those who love spicy and exotic flavors.

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30minstotal
10minsPrep
20minsCook
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Ingredients for Jamaican Chicken With Couscous Recipe

  • 0.67 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 0.33 tablespoon Jerk Seasoning
  • 0.33 Juice Limes
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 0.17 cup Coconut Milk
  • 0.17 cup Couscous
  • 0.33 Scallions, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/25 cup Chopped Cilantro
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Jamaican Chicken With Couscous Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, combine the jerk seasoning, lime juice, and garlic. Add the chicken and marinate for at least 1 hour.
  • STEP 2.Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Grill the chicken for 6-8 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  • STEP 3.Meanwhile, in a saucepan, bring the coconut milk to a boil. Stir in the couscous, cover, and remove from heat. Let it sit for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
  • STEP 4.Add the scallions and cilantro to the couscous and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • STEP 5.Serve the grilled chicken over a bed of couscous and garnish with additional scallions and cilantro, if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • For extra heat, add some chopped Scotch bonnet peppers to the jerk marinade.
  • If you don't have a grill, you can also cook the chicken in a skillet or bake it in the oven.
  • To make it a complete meal, serve with a side of steamed vegetables or a fresh salad.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover chicken can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the chicken in the microwave or oven until heated through.
  • The couscous can be stored separately and reheated in the microwave or on the stovetop.
Nutrition
value
376
calories per serving
23 g Fat23 g Protein19 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    23g
  • Protein
    23g
  • Carbs
    19g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    19g
  • Protein
    23g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    23g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    33mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    174mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    7mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    17mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    1mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    37mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    242mg
  • Selenium
    21mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp