Jerk Chicken & Rice

Jerk seasoning adds its famous spicy kick to this chicken, bean, and rice main-dish recipe.

Jerk Chicken & Rice
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Cook 25 mins Bake 450°F 15 mins


  • 1 cup long-grain, parboiled rice
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 teaspoons jerk seasoning
  • 1 can (15 ounces) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Make It

1. Heat oven to 450 degree F. Coat a baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Cook rice following package directions, about 25 minutes, replacing water with the broth and adding 1 teaspoon of the jerk seasoning. Gently stir in kidney beans during the last 5 minutes of cooking.

3. Meanwhile, cut the chicken into 1-inch pieces and toss with remaining 3 teaspoons of jerk seasoning. Place in prepared pan and bake at 450 degree F for 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degree F on an instant-read thermometer, turning once halfway through.

4. Serve the chicken with the rice and beans on the side.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 487, Fat, total (g): 4, chol. (mg): 99, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 59, fiber (g): 12, pro. (g): 52, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.