jerk chicken, rice and broccoli in a blue bowl with chopsticks on top

Jerk Chicken Rice Bowl

  • Author: Debi ~ QuicheMyGrits
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Take a trip to the spicy island of Jamaica with my delicious Jerk Chicken Rice Bowl! The sweet and savory flavors will whisk you away. 




  1. Rub jerk seasoning into chicken tenders until completely coated.
  2. Preheat cast iron skillet to medium heat.  Add olive oil, then chicken.
  3. Sear chicken on both sides, allowing it to char slightly before turning. (about 5 minutes)
  4. Reduce heat to medium low.  Add chopped onions to pan. Saute’ onions until tender while chicken is still cooking. (about 5 minutes)
  5. Pour Caribbean Jerk Sauce over chicken, coating completely.  Turn chicken to make sure all sides are coated.  
  6. Cover and cook over medium low heat for 10 additional minutes until chicken is tender.  Set aside and keep warm.
  7. Cook rice as directed on package.
  8. Cook broccoli in a cast iron skillet over medium heat with a dash of olive oil until slightly charred.  Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Layer rice in individual bowls, followed by chicken and broccoli.  
  10. Garnish with pineapple, orange or mango if desired. 


Feel free to use substitutions for spices and rice if you wish. 

  • Category: Main Dishes
  • Method: Skillet
  • Cuisine: Jamaican

Keywords: Jamaican Jerk Chicken, chicken, jerk seasoning, jerk sauce, jerk chicken rice bowl, rice bowl