Jamaican Chicken with Mango Salsa
Recipe Serve a simple chicken dinner topped with a dynamic sweet 'n' spicy mango salsa. The fresh fruity salsa tames the bold flavor of the jerk seasoning on the chicken. This recipe calls for jarred, peeled mango, which saves time and makes the dish a year-round dinner option.
3 of 9Randy Mayor
Chorizo and Plantain-Stuffed Chicken
Chorizo and Plantain-Stuffed Chicken Recipe You're sure to savor the Caribbean flair of this tropical dish. Sweet plantain balances the spice of the chorizo and poblano pepper. Make sure the plantains are ripe when you start cooking to ensure the best flavor.
4 of 9Becky Luigart-Stayner; Mary Catherine Muir
Asopao de Pollo (Traditional Chicken Asopao)
Asopao de Pollo (Traditional Chicken Asopao) Recipe Treat the family to a hearty one-dish meal of a saucy Puerto Rican-inspired chicken dinner. This dish gets much of its flavor from alcaparrado, a jarred mixture of whole green olives, pimentos, and capers, plus lean ham and a helping of dry white wine. It's ideal comfort food for a low-key weeknight.
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Caribbean Chicken Breasts
Caribbean Chicken Breasts Recipe Sample a six-ingredient main dish loaded with the flavor of crushed pineapple, apricot jam, and mild curry powder. Chicken breast halves cook in individual foil packets, making this a fast weeknight dish that's light on cleanup. Pair with cooked rice to soak up the extra sauce from the packets.
6 of 9Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Jerk Chicken Recipe Get authentic Jamaican flavor using a favorite shortcut of our Test Kitchens: bottled jerk sauce. An overnight marinade and pantry-staple ingredients make this dish easy on the prep work and fast in the final stages. Simply throw marinated breast halves on the grill for about 20 minutes and serve with a side of steamed veggies.
7 of 9Jean Allsopp
Baked Guava Chicken
Baked Guava Chicken Recipe Marinate chicken drumettes in a sauce of guava jam, lemon juice, soy sauce, and allspice, then roast for 30 minutes in the oven. Pair this fragrant main dish with mild rice and a green vegetable to round out the plate.
8 of 9Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro
Pollo Rancho Luna (Rancho Luna Chicken)
Pollo Rancho Luna (Rancho Luna Chicken) Recipe Bottled mojo marinade makes this island-inspired chicken dish a time-saving supper solution. Marinate chicken breast halves in the mojo for a few hours, then cook in a skillet for about four minutes on each side. While the chicken cooks, toss a quick salad as a colorful side that's loaded with healthy veggies.
9 of 9Randy Mayor
Jamaican Chicken Stew
Jamaican Chicken Stew Recipe Serve a delicatedly-spiced stew that tastes like it simmered for hours but really only takes about 30 minutes. Steam some rice and top with the colorful chicken mixture for a zesty dinner that's big on flavor when you're short on time.