Jerk BBQ Chicken Pineapple Bowl



I’m not gone hold you this was one of the best things I’ve ever made. The sweetness of the pineapple and the spiciness of the jerk. Whew, a match made!! So good! And quick to make. We loveeee that!

Pair this with my Piña Colada recipe and baby it’s vibeeee.

What you’ll need 

2 tbsp of @walkerswood Jerk Seasoning
1/2 tbsp Garlic Powder
1 Tsp Kosher salt
Juice of ½ Lime 
1 tbsp culantro base 
1 tbsp of @traderjoes citrus garlic seasoning 
1 tbsp of Honey
Marinade for at least 30 min 

BBQ sauce 
¼ cup of your favorite BBQ sauce 
2 tbsp of honey 
3 tbsp of Fresh Pineapple juice 

Pineapple Salsa
1/2 cup of Pineapple Chunks 
1/4 Red onion
Cilantro 
Salt to taste
1 tsp Chili Lime Seasoning
Juice of 2-3 limes
1/2 tomato 
Red Pepper Flakes according to how spicy you want 
If you have jalapeño you can use that

  1. Clean and cut any additional fat from your chicken thighs.
  2. Add Jerk marinade and seasoning to your cleaned chicken and allow to marinade for at least 30 minutes.
  3. While your chicken marinates prepare your Pineapple bowl, by cutting it in half and removing the “meat” of the pineapple until it’s a bowl. set the pineapple and juice aside and reserve for later.
  4. Chop up veggies and pineapple and combine in a bowl
  5. Add in 2 tbsp of fresh pineapple juice, lime juice and seasonings of choice. 
  6. Mix until combined. Taste and adjust seasoning according to taste
  7. After marinating your chicken, air fry on 400 for 12 minutes
  8. While your chicken cooks, make your BBQ sauce by adding “sauce” ingredients to a pot. simmer on low and add to your choice of meat.
  9. Once the 12 minutes is up. take out chicken and add BBQ sauce cook for an additional 2 min on 375
  10. Repeat two more times and finish off with some more BBQ sauce 

**Adjust according to your Air Fryer! I have a @kalorik air fryer.

Coconut Rice
1 cup of jasmine rice (washed)
1 can of coconut milk
Fill up can with water 
3 scallions
1 clove of garlic
¼ yellow onion
Fresh thyme 
1 tbsp of Salt 
1 tbsp Garlic powder (optional)

Combine ingredients in a sauce pan. bring to a boil then turn on low. Top it and Cook on low for 25 minutes 

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