Jerk Chicken and Pineapple Slaw


Jamaican jerk seasoning--a spice mix that includes chiles, thyme, garlic, onions, cinnamon and cloves--adds Caribbean heat to grilled meats and vegetables.

Jerk Chicken and Pineapple Slaw
Prep Time:
20 mins
Grill Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
28 mins


  • 3 heads baby bok choy, trimmed and thinly sliced

  • 2 cup shredded red cabbage

  • ½ of a fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, and chopped (2 cups)

  • 2 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 4 teaspoon packed brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoon Jamaican jerk seasoning

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or canola oil

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves


  1. For pineapple slaw: In an extra-large bowl combine bok choy, cabbage, and pineapple. In a small bowl stir together vinegar and 2 teaspoons of the brown sugar. Drizzle over bok choy mixture; toss to coat.

  2. In a small bowl combine remaining 2 teaspoons brown sugar and the jerk seasoning. Rub on chicken.

  3. Grill on the rack of a covered grill directly over medium heat 8 to 12 minutes or until chicken is done (165°F), turning once. Transfer to a cutting board and slice. Serve chicken with pineapple slaw.


Jamaican jerk seasoning— a blend of chiles, thyme, garlic, onions, and spices like cinnamon and cloves— adds Caribbean heat to grilled meats and vegetables.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

316 Calories
8g Fat
20g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 316
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 328mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 40g
Vitamin C 66.6mg 333%
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 811mg 17%
Folate, total 49.7mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 1.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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