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Jerk Chicken With Cauliflower Rice

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

15 Minutes


Serves 4



About the Recipe

The spices in the chicken are the perfect amount to give the cauliflower rice necessary flavor. Tastes delicious hot on a chilly night or cold during the summer with a side salad.


For the marinade:

  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves

  • 1 tsp. ground allspice

  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 1/2 tsp. pepper

  • 2 tsp. garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil

  • 2 tbsp. lime juice

For the chicken and rice:

  • 1 lb. (450g) chicken breast

  • `4 oz. (400g) cauliflower rice

  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 cup (250ml) canned light coconut milk

  • 1 lime, zest and juice

  • handful coriander for garnish

  • lime wedges, to serve


Step 1

Combine all marinade ingredients in a bowl or container. Add chicken breasts and turn to coat in the marinade. Leave to marinate for 15 minutes or overnight. 

Step 2

Heat the 1 tbsp. of coconut oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add in the onion and sauté for 3 minutes, until softened. 

Step 3

Next, add in the garlic and cauliflower rice, cook for 2 minutes and add in the coconut milk. Cook for about 10 minutes, or until the coconut milk is absorbed, then remove from heat and stir in the lime zest and juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

Step 4

In the meantime, heat the remaining oil in another pan over medium heat and cook the chicken for 8-10 minutes until cooked through and browned. Once cooked, serve with the cauliflower rice.

Step 5

Garnish the rice with chopped coriander and serve with lime wedges. 

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