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Jerk-Style Chicken Pilau

  • Author: Rachel Wilcock
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Quick and simple Caribbean food!



1 tbsp rapeseed oil
1 onion, finely sliced
4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into thick strips
12 tbsp jerk seasoning
1 green chilli, deseeded and sliced (optional)
2 large garlic cloves, crushed
2 x 250g pouches microwave basmati rice, cooked
400g can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 lime, zested and juiced, plus wedges to serve
3 spring onions, finely sliced
Β½ small bunch of coriander, finely chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a large flameproof casserole dish over a medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onion and a pinch of salt and fry for 5-6 mins.
  3. Add the chicken and fry for a further 7-8 mins.
  4. Stir in the jerk seasoning, chilli, if using, and garlic, and cook for 1 min.
  5. Stir in the rice, beans and lime zest and juice. Cook until heated through.
  6. Scatter over the spring onions, coriander and serve with the extra lime wedges.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20


  • Calories: 411