Entrées

Jamaican Chicken Thighs

Habanero peppers and exotic ingredients like jerk seasoning, pumpkin, pineapple, and mango heat up this tropical specialty.

    Preparation

    Ingredients

    Oil, vegetable2 Tbsp
    Chicken thighs, boneless, skinless10 ea
    Jerk seasoning4 Tbsp
    Onions, medium dice1 qt
    Red peppers, medium dice3 cups
    Garlic, crushed2 Tbsp
    Habanero peppers, minced1 Tbsp
    Minor’s® Classical Reductions Reduced Chicken Stock2 cups
    Libby’s® 100% Pure Pumpkin2 cups
    Pineapple, medium dice2 cups
    Mango, medium dice2 cups
    Cilantro, fresh, chopped2 Tbsp

     

    Method

    1. Heat oil in a large ovenproof pot.
    2. Season chicken with 2 Tbsp of the jerk seasoning, add to pan, and brown on both sides; remove.
    3. Add onions, peppers, garlic, and habaneros and cook for 2–3 minutes.
    4. Add Chicken Stock and Pumpkin, stir to combine.
    5. Add pineapple, mango, and chicken thighs to pan, cover and bake in a 300°F oven for 2 hours, until chicken is tender.
    6. Remove from oven and top with the cilantro.

    Serving Suggestion: Serve with cilantro rice.