Jamaican Rice with Grilled Chicken

Jamaican Rice with Grilled Chicken

Jamaican Rice with Grilled Chicken is a colorful dish that warms your stomach and soul. It’s nutritious too because it contains all the right ingredients like vegetables to give you energy alongside its warming taste of spice.

Jamaican Rice with Grilled Chicken Recipe

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Serves: 3


For Jamaican Rice

  • Rice 1 ½ cups (soaked)
  • Clarified butter/oil 4 tbsp
  • Sabat garam masala 1 tbsp
  • Onion 1 (sliced)
  • Garlic 1 tsp (chopped)
  • Red kidney beans ¾ cup (boiled)
  • Crushed red chili 1 tbsp
  • Capsicum 1 (small cubes)
  • Coconut milk ½ cup
  • Salt to taste

For Grilled Chicken

  • Chicken breast 1
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Crushed red chili 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Vinegar 1 tbsp
  • Soya sauce 1 tbsp


For Jamaican Rice
  1. Boil the rice until 30% done.
  2. Heat up clarified butter/oil in a pan and sizzle sabat garam masala then add onion and fry until golden.
  3. Now add garlic, red beans, salt and crushed red chili and sauté it for a minute.
  4. Add rice and capsicum and toss gently.
  5. Add in coconut milk along salt and simmer rice on slow heat until completely done.
For Grilled Chicken
  1. Cut chicken breast into two parts and marinade it wit ginger garlic paste, crushed red chili, salt, vinegar and soya sauce. Leave for 1 hour.
  2. Heat gill pan and grease with oil; grill chicken from both sides until tender.
  1. Dish out rice and place grilled chicken on one side.
  2. Serve hot.