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Jerk chicken burger

Jerk chicken burger

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus marinating
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Flavour lean chicken with Jamaican-inspired spicy seasoning, griddle then and serve in a bread roll with mango, tomato, lettuce and sauce

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal417
low infat9g
saturates2g
carbs45g
sugars11g
fibre4g
protein38g
salt1.2g
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Ingredients

  • 2 skinless chicken breasts
  • few thyme sprigs , leaves picked
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp jerk seasoning
  • juice 1 lime
  • 2 large bread rolls
  • ½ small mango , stoned, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tomato , sliced
  • 1 Little Gem lettuce heart, shredded
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise and ketchup, to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the chicken breasts in between pieces of cling film and bash with a rolling pin to flatten. Mix together the thyme, oil, jerk seasoning and half the lime juice in a bowl. Add the chicken and leave to marinate for 5 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a griddle pan until hot and cook the chicken for 4-5 mins each side or until cooked through. Remove from the heat. Meanwhile, toast the cut sides of the buns for 1-2 mins.

  • STEP 3

    Put the chicken on the buns and top with the mango, tomato and a handful of lettuce. Squeeze over the rest of the lime and top with mayo and ketchup, if you like.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2013

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