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Jerk Stuffed Chicken with Spinach and Sweet Plantain Mash and Coconut Cream Sauce

Updated: Jan 10

Jerk stuffed chicken breast using DivineKuizine Jerk Rub has the right amount of heat and so flavorful. Filled with tender sauté Spinach Superfood kale rich in vitamin C and E. Plantain is in my DNA, if you're from the Caribbean, Africa and Central America then your exposure to plantain in common place. This sweet plantain mash with a hint of Hennessy perfection. There is nothing boring about this chicken breast recipe. I love chicken for dinner!



Chicken Breast

  • 3 Pieces of Whole Chicken Breast

  • 2-3 tablespoons ; depending how hot you want your chicken to be

  • tablespoon green seasoning

  • 1 tsp onion powder

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp seasoned pepper

  • 1 tsp complete seasoning

  • 2 1/2 teaspoon DivineKuizine jerk rub; marinate

  • 2 teaspoons DivineKuizine jerk rub to glaze

Slit each chicken breast at the side straight down the middle to form a pocket. Around ¾ of the way. Season chicken with all the dried ingredients seasoned salt, garlic powder, DivineKuizine Jerk rub, and green seasoning. Masassage the season in.


Sauteed Spinach

  • fresh Spinach , about one bunch

  • 4 teaspoon olive oil

  • garlic cloves, minced

  • colored peppers, chopped (I used red, yellow, orange, green bell peppers)

  • jalapeno pepper, deseeded, finely chopped

  • white or yellow onion , chopped

  • 1-2 teaspoon Salt, seasoned pepper, onion powder, garlic powder

  • tablespoon butter

Clean and prep the spinach:

Cut off the thick stems of the spinach and discard. Clean the spinach by filling up your sink with water and soaking the spinach to loosen any sand or dirt. Drain the spinach and then repeat, soaking and draining. Put the spinach in a salad spinner to remove any excess moisture.


Prepare the Spinach

Heat the olive oil on medium-low heat, and toss in the garlic, onion , and peppers Saute for about 1 to 2 minutes to soften. Toss in spinach leaves, add seasoning and butter into the spinach mixture. Sauté just until the leaves turn bright green and begin to soften for about 1 minute. Set aside.


Sweet Plantain Mash

  • 3-4 Yellow plantains ripeness according to your preference, with or without dark spots

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 White Hennessey or brown Hennessy

  • 1/2 stick butter

  • 1/4 cup of

  • pinch cayenne, optional


Prepare Plantain Mash

  • Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil.

  • Cut the ends off each plantain then cut the plantain in half.

  • Use a paring knife to slice lengthways across the peel (just to where it meets the flesh).

  • Remove the peel then repeat with the rest of the plantain.

  • Carefully add the plantain pieces to the saucepan of hot water.

  • Reduce the heat to medium/low and leave to simmer until the plantain is tender (this will vary, see notes).

  • To determine its readiness use a fork to prick the plantain, it should be soft to the touch with a bright yellow hue.

  • Strain off the excess water (you can use a colander if you wish to do so).

  • Mash the plantains with a potato masher or a fork (if your plantain is firm you may need to use a splash of water to assist with this).

  • Once mashed, add all ingredients.

  • Combine all ingredients into well combined. Butter melt and Hennessey is cook down.


Coconut Cream Sauce

  • can Coconut Milk

  • tablespoon butter

  • 1/4 cup heavy cream, alterative you can use coconut cream

  • jalapeno peppers, red and orange peppers , thinly sliced

  • garlic clove, fresh minced garlic

  • salt ; to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Stuff each of the chicken with the spinach and plantain mash.

  • Add oil to the skillet on medium heat. Then add each chicken of the pot. It should sizzle. You do not want the pot to be crowded and you do not want it to accumulate water.

  • After each side is brown, and put it in the oven at 375 degrees and cook for 10 glaze with DivineKuizine Jerk Rub place back in the oven for 2-3 mins or until cooked thoroughly. (This depends on the size and how many chicken breast you are cooking)

  • Tike give out of pan set aside.

  • In the Chicken add all ingredients to make coconut cream simmers on medium high heat until sauce become thicken. Add stuff chicken to pan let simmer for 1 minute on meibum low heat.

  • Serve over potatoes. Enjoy!




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