grilled Jamaican jerk chicken breast with sliced peppers and onions on top
Jamaican Jerk Chicken
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
marinating time
1 hr
Total Time
22 mins

Grilled Jamaican Jerk Chicken topped with a fresh pepper salsa is bursting with flavor! Make it as a meal over rice or as an appetizer with fondue.

Course: Dinner, Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3
Calories: 305 kcal
Author: The Gunny Sack
Jamaican Jerk Salsa
  1. Whisk together the olive oil, Jamaican jerk seasoning, and vinegar. Pour over the chicken breast. Cover and marinate in the fridge for one hour.

  2. Discard marinade. Grill chicken breasts over medium heat for 12-16 minutes or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165˚F.

  3. Top with Jamaican jerk salsa (recipe below).

Jamaican Jerk Salsa
  1. Put all of the ingredients in a small bowl and stir to combine.

  2. Cover and store in the fridge until ready to use.

Recipe Notes

**Note: Nutrition facts calculated with 1 tbsp olive oil, 1/2 tsp Jamaican jerk seasoning and 1 tsp vinegar for the marinade since most of the marinade is discarded.

Nutrition Facts
Jamaican Jerk Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 305 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 148mg6%
Potassium 569mg16%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 1225IU25%
Vitamin C 82.3mg100%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.