Menu: Jerk Chicken Breasts with Pineapple Salsa And Sweet Potato Wedges

 Jerk Chicken Breasts with Pineapple Salsa Sweet Potato Wedges
Jerk Chicken Breasts with Pineapple Salsa Sweet Potato Wedges/Photo Credit: Woman & Home

Jerk Chicken Breasts with Pineapple Salsa and Sweet Potato Wedges, ideal for a healthy dinner. Learn the preparation process of this menu and give your family a mouth watery meal.

Most people prefer having chicken in their meal to beef; the reason is that it’s non fattening more especially when grilled. Sweet potato is nutritional with protein content, it also helps one lose weight and aids digestion. Pine apple is also good and contains Vitamin, with all these contents, your  sure to have a healthy meal.

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For The Chicken

2 free-range chicken breasts, skin left on

2 garlic cloves roughly chopped

2 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp Jerk seasoning (use only 1 if you don’t  like things too spicy)

For The Salsa

1/2 red onion, finely chopped

300g (10oz) fresh pineapple, finely diced

1/2 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

3tbsp tomatoes finely roughly chopped

2 large sweet potatoes cut into wedges

2tbsp olive oil


Heat the oven to 200 C, 180 C fan, 400 F, gas 6. Make salsa first. Combine all the ingredients and season generously. Leave to marinate while you prepare the chicken.

Toss the chicken breasts with the garlic cloves, olive oil and seasoning. Coat the sweet potatoes in the olive oil, season and put in the oven for 30 minutes, until soft and beginning to caramelise. After 10 minutes, add the chicken breasts in a separate roasting tin.

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When the chicken is cooked, serve immediately with the sweet potatoes wedges, salsa and a green salad, if you like. You can marinate the chicken and make the salsa up to 24 hours ahead.

Adapted From: Woman & Home

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