Jerk Chicken Casserole

Packed with chicken, black beans and sweet potatoes, this Jamaican-style casserole is a meal in one.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/4
teaspoons salt
1/2
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
3/4
teaspoon ground allspice
3/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
6
boneless skinless chicken thighs
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
1
large sweet potato (1 lb), peeled, cubed (3 cups)
1/4
cup honey
1/4
cup lime juice
2
teaspoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons sliced green onions (2 medium)
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix salt, pumpkin pie spice, allspice, thyme and red pepper. Rub mixture on all sides of chicken. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 2 to 3 minutes per side, until brown.
  • 2 In baking dish, layer beans and sweet potato. Top with browned chicken. In small bowl, mix honey, lime juice and cornstarch; add to skillet. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Pour over chicken in baking dish.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (180°F) and sweet potatoes are fork tender. Sprinkle with green onions.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    550mg
    550%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    41g
    41%
    (Dietary Fiber
    8g
    8%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    210%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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