Jerk Chicken with Mango Pineapple Salsa

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This was a great combination of sweet, spicy, hot, & cold! Next time I will use more salt in the marinade & will remember to buy cilantro for the salsa, but this had great flavor!

Original recipe from http://www.paleonewbie.com

Recipe makes 4 servings of chicken
1 serving = 8 weight watchers points+
= 7 weight watchers smart points

Recipe makes 8 servings of salsa
1 serving = 1/2 weight watchers points+
= 1 weight watchers smart points

Jerk Chicken Ingredients –
1 1/4 lb skinless boneless chicken breasts
2 tsp minced onion
2 tsp dried thyme
2 tsp ground black pepper
2 tsp all spice
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground chipolte pepper
1 tbsp honey
Juice of 1 lime
Juice of half a fresh orange
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

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Whisk together all ingredients other than the chicken.

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Pour about half the marinade over the chicken breasts & let marinate for 8-24 hours. I let it marinate for 10 hours.
Save the other half of marinade for basting later. Pull out of fridge about an hour before cooking.

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Grill chicken breasts until cooked fully.
Brush reserved marinade over the chicken towards the end of the cook time.
Slice chicken up.
Serve with salsa on top.

Salsa Ingredients –
1 mango peeled, pitted, & chopped small
1/2 avocado peeled, pitted, & chopped small
1/2 fresh pineapple peeled, pitted, & chopped small
1 jalapeño seeded & diced small
1/4 cup red bell pepper seeded & diced small
1/4 cup red onion diced small
Juice of 2 limes
2-3 tbsp cilantro chopped  (I didn’t have any but I really wish I had because the flavor was missed)

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Combine all ingredients. Cover & refrigerate at least 1 hour so flavors can combine.

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Top chicken with salsa. It’s also good with tortilla chips.
Enjoy!

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