Jerk chicken wraps with bean salsa and spicy mayo

Jerk chicken wraps with bean salsa and spicy mayo
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Hands-on time 30 min

These tasty jerk chicken wraps are a cinch to make – chilli-spiced mayo and pineapple and kidney bean salsa add extra flavour dimensions.

Or, make this quick and easy version of jerk chicken with rice and peas.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
563kcals
Fat
17.6g (3g saturated)
Protein
46.2g
Carbohydrates
49.6g (10.4g sugars)
Fibre
10.7g
Salt
1.6g
Calories
563kcals
Fat
17.6g (3g saturated)
Protein
46.2g
Carbohydrates
49.6g (10.4g sugars)
Fibre
10.7g
Salt
1.6g

Ingredients

  • 4 free-range skinless chicken breasts, thickly sliced
  • 2 tsp jerk seasoning
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • Grated zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

For the salsa

  • 200g chopped fresh pineapple pieces
  • 400g tinned kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 6 spring onions, finely sliced
  • A large handful fresh coriander, chopped
  • Grated zest and juice of 1 lime

For the spicy mayo

  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise

To serve

  • 4 tortilla wraps
  • A handful of shredded little gem lettuce
  • A handful of sliced red pepper

Method

  1. Heat the grill to medium. Toss the chicken slices with the jerk seasoning, thyme leaves, lime zest and juice and vegetable oil until coated. Put on a baking sheet lined with foil and grill for 6 minutes on each side until cooked through and lightly charred on the outside.
  2. To make the salsa, toss the pineapple pieces with the kidney beans, spring onions,  coriander and the lime zest and juice.
  3. To make the spicy mayo, mix the hot sauce with the mayo until smooth and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. To serve, gently warm the tortilla wraps under the grill, then spread with the spicy mayo. Top each with some shredded little gem lettuce, sliced red pepper, and the bean salsa and hot chicken pieces. Wrap to serve.

delicious. tips

  1. Keep leftover chicken, salsa and mayo covered and chilled separately for up to 2 days.

Recipe By

Sophie Austen-Smith

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