Caribbean Jerk Chix over a bed of Arugala at Cooks Corner on WMUR Channel 9 Recipe Video


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
DishMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy,


For chicken
 Boneless and skinless chicken breasts4 , trimmed
 Jamaican jerk seasoningg2 Tablespoon
For salad
 Baby arugula200 Gram
 Red pepper1 , sliced
 Fresh strawberries1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced into 2
 Calamata olives1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Walnut halves2 Ounce, chopped
 Sunflower seeds2 Ounce
 Sugar1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 433 Calories from Fat 192

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.7%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 99.8 mg

Sodium 831 mg34.6%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.3%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 47 g93.1%

Vitamin A 48.9% Vitamin C 112.7%

Calcium 14.4% Iron 18.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the grill

2. FOR CHICKEN: Coat chicken breasts with Jamaican jerk seasoning evenly. Put on preheated grill for 4 minutes on each side. Cover Chicken with foil for about 10 minutes.
3. FOR SALAD: Divide the arugula evenly and place on a serving plate. Add the red pepper, walnut halves, strawberries, olives, flower seeds and sugar over the top of arugula bed.

4. Slice chicken breasts in strips and lay one sliced breast over the salad bed.

5. Serve the Caribbean Jerk Chicken with some sauce.



Anonymous says :

Caribbean Jerk Chicken over a bed of Arugula is the best chicken salad I have tasted. Thanks for this healthy low calorie recipe. Can I add baby corn to this salad dish? Do let me know.
Posted on: 30 March 2010 - 3:54am
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aparna.priya says :

I think you can have it as a course by itself!
Posted on: 19 October 2009 - 10:43am
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foodpsychologist says :

Wow ! This Caribbean Jerk Chicken over a bed of Arugula looks really really delicious ! I can make this for my family during the coming holidays. Could you please tell me if its a course by itself or is it best eaten as an accompaniment?
Posted on: 30 September 2009 - 1:37am