Healthy Dinner Recipes

Jerk Chicken Salad

Kick up the heat in your salad with a balanced blend of spicy and sweet that get your taste buds dancing!


Get a taste of the Caribbean with this spicy, delicious Jerk Chicken Salad. 


  • I tbsp olive oil
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt, pepper, light soy, and sage – to taste
  • 2 tbsp jerk sauce
  • 1 284g bag of Spinach
  • 12 grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 4 strawberries
  • 1 can, mandarin oranges in own juice
  • 2 tbsp Newman’s Oil and Vinegar dressing or Kraft Sun-dried Tomato and Oregano dressing


  1. Pour a tablespoon of olive oil into a nonstick frying pan at medium-high heat. 
  2. Cut the chicken into bite sizes, and add it to the pan. 
  3. Add a few squirts of soy sauce, dash pepper and sage. 
  4. Pour jerk sauce over chicken and mix well. 
  5. Cook until the chicken is done (about 5 minutes), and set aside. 
  6. Place the spinach in a large bowl. Cut tomatoes, cucumber and strawberries into bite-size pieces and mix with spinach. 
  7. Toss cooked chicken into salad. 
  8. Drain mandarin oranges and add to salad. 
  9. Add dressing then serve.

Nutrients per serving (Makes 2 servings): Calories: 410, Fat: 8 g, Carbohydrates: 37 g, Protein: 58 g