JERK CHICKEN THIN CRUST PIZZA

May 29, 2020All Recipes

#pizza #jerkchickenpizza #thincrustpizza #pineapplepizza #bestpizza #islandgurlfoods #dininginparadise

Jerk Chicken with Caramelize Onion and Pineapple Pizza

Caramelized Onions

1 medium sweet onion, thinly sliced

½ tsp (2 mL) fine sea salt

¼ cup (60 mL) butter

¼ cup (60 mL) chicken stock

2 Tbsp (30 mL) heavy cream

1. Place a medium skillet over medium low heat and melt the butter. Add the onions, salt and sauté until the onions release fluids and appear brown in colour (10-15 minutes) or caramelize. Add the stock and continue to cook until it evaporates.

2. Add the cream and continue to cook for an additional 5 minutes and set aside in a small bowl.

Raquel’s Seasoned Salt

Makes 1/3 cup (80 mL)

INGREDIENTS

2 Tbsp (30 mL) fine sea salt

1 Tbsp (15 mL) garlic powder

1 tsp (5 mL) onion powder

1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cumin

1 tsp (5 mL) smoked paprika

1. Place all ingredients in a small dish and mix thoroughly with

a fork. Keep in an airtight container

Jerk Chicken

2 boneless, skinless chicken thighs

¼ cup (60 mL) red wine vinegar

2 Tbsp (30 mL) Raquel’s Seasoned Salt, divided

1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil

1/2 large onion, cut in half

2 Tbsp (30 mL) whole allspice, crushed

1-inch (2.5 cm) piece ginger, with skin on

1 bay leaf

6 cloves garlic

½ cup (125 mL) green onions, sliced

2 Scotch bonnet peppers, cut in half

1 Tbsp (15 mL) fresh thyme leaves

2 tsp (10 mL) smoked paprika

2 Tbsp (30 mL) browning

2 cups (500 mL) shredded mozzarella

½ cup diced or sliced pineapples

Cilantro for garnishing

Smoked paprika

Jerk Sauce

1/2 of the Jerk Rub

1 cup (500 mL) water

1/4 cup (60 mL) ketchup

½ Scotch bonnet pepper, finely diced (optional)

1 tsp (5 mL) dark brown sugar (optional)

Homemade Tomato Sauce

This superb tomato sauce takes half the time of most homemade

tomato sauces and has a flavor that’s unmatched.

Makes 2 cups (500 mL)

INGREDIENTS

3 Tbsp (45 mL) olive oil

1/2 medium onion, diced

4 cloves garlic, diced

4 cups (1 L) diced heirloom tomatoes

2 Tbsp (15 mL) fresh basil, chiffonade

1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano

Fine sea salt to taste

1. In a 3-quart (3 L) pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion

and garlic and cook for 3 minutes.

2. Add tomatoes. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally,

for 30 minutes. Add basil, oregano and salt and cook for 5

minutes more.

3. Using an immersion blender, puree sauce to a smooth

consistency. Let cool. Store in sterilized jars and keep in the

refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 375˚F (180˚C).

2. Pour red wine vinegar over chicken and season with salt blend. Add oil and rub over chicken. Set aside.

3. In the bowl of a food processor, add remaining ingredients for the rub and purée. Using food safety gloves, rub half of the mixture all over the poultry (reserve remaining rub for the sauce.)

4. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, cover with foil and bake for 35 minutes until juices run clear when tested with a knife. Slice chicken and set aside.

5. To prepare the jerk sauce, in a 1-quart (1 L) saucepan, add remaining jerk rub, water and stir over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Add ketchup, Scotch bonnet pepper (optional). Reduce heat and simmer for about 10-15 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened to coat the back of a spoon. Taste and adjust with sugar if the sauce is too spicy. Remove from heat and toss with the chicken pieces in a bowl.

6. Assemble pizza by spreading 3 Tbsp (45 mL) of the tomato sauce over the pizza dough, add half of the mozzarella cheese over the pies, the chicken (optional could also be added after baking), and bake for 3-4 minutes.

7. Remove the pies, position the onions over the pizza, drizzle with jerk sauce, garnish with pineapples, smoked paprika and cilantro. Slice and serve at once.

More Recipes from Island Gurl Foods

Blackened Rainbow Trout with Strawberry Salsa

Get your pan sizzling hot for this sweet rainbow trout spicy makeover. Paired with a sweet, tart and crunchy Strawberry Salsa, for a go-to fast weekday meal. Leftover salsa would be delicious tossed with greens or spooned over...

Tropical Mango Cheesecake

Mango is hands-down my favourite fruit. With nuances of orange, peach and melon, it’s like no other fruit. Ripe Kent, Palmer or any other type of non-fibrous mangoes are preferred for this bright and citrusy cheesecake. Serves 8 INGREDIENTS Crust 4 cups (1 L) honey...

MAD MAC & CHEESE PLEASE!!!!!

Mad Mac & CheeseBahamian mac and cheese (aka macaroni) is the most rich,luscious and cheesy baked dish. Every family takes pride in theirrecipe. However, my girlfriend, Maddie, makes the most illustriousmacaroni in the Bahamas. I’ve added a few ingredients to put...

Pigeon Peas & Dumpling Soup!!!

No better way to shake the winter blues than diving into a bowl of this luscious, protein rich soup filled with yummy dumplings! Follow me as I guide you step by step, and instruct you on how to make this wonderful recipe from my childhood. Watch my video...

Garlic Scape Mashed Potatoes with Homestyle Peppercorn Gravy

AS SEEN ON GLOBAL NEWS MORNING - Thanksgiving is the ultimate celebration of side dishes, and these buttery, creamy and tangy mashed potatoes are so indulgently delicious it will have you craving more.  Makes: 6 servings  Ingredients  1 tsp (5 mL)...

Crispy Thanksgiving Poutine Basket 

AS SEEN ON GLOBAL NEWS MORNING - Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving with an unctuous edible poutine nest basket, perfect for utilizing leftovers.  Makes: 2 servings  Equipment  2 metal strainers, one slightly smaller than the other  4-quart (4 L)...

Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Fall Salsa

AS SEEN ON CITYLINE - Here's the answer when you want to impress with elegant lean pork tenderloins. Simmer to juicy perfection in pure apple juice jazzed up with hot peppers. Serve with a fresh crunchy autumn apple salsa, which you can make up to 2 hours ahead if...

Fruity Juice Pouches

AS SEEN ON BT - We’ve created our own thirst quenchers using homegrown fruit. Your children will love helping you make their favourite juice. Preparation Time: 10 minutes Makes about 4 cups (1 L) 4 cups (1 L) peeled, cubed Ontario Muskmelon or Ontario Watermelon or...

Apple Blueberry Oatmeal Bread

AS SEEN ON BT - Children of all ages will enjoy this delicious bread with a slice of their favourite Ontario Cheddar cheese. Preparation Time: 10 minutes Baking Time: 45 to 50 minutes Makes 1 loaf 2 cups (500 mL) oatmeal muffin mix 1 cup (250 mL) water 1 Ontario Egg 1...

Gully Wash (Gin and Coconut Water)

The unofficial drink of the Bahamas combining coconut water with condensed milk, gin and delectable coconut jelly. Serves 4 Ingredients 48 oz (1.36 L) coconut water 2 cups (500 mL) condensed milk 1/2 cup (125 mL) granulated sugar (optional) 1/2 cup (125 mL) diced...

Eggs, Fennel & Crispy Prosciutto Pizza  

AS SEEN ON BT - Entertain with a cracker thin crust artisanal pizza for brunch or dinner as a bon voyage to summer. Fennel and crispy prosciutto are a delectable complement to silky-creamy Ontario scrambled eggs.  Makes 4 (12-inch pizzas)  Pizza Dough ...

Creamy Passion Fruit Ice Cups 

AS SEEN ON BT - These tasty Caribbean cream cups are fond summer memories of my childhood. The   perfect easy-to-make summer dessert or treat for adults and kids.  8 Servings  Ingredients  2-355 mL cans Rubicon Sparkling Passion Fruit Juice  1 cup (250...

Grilled Mango & Citrus Drummies  

AS SEEN ON BT - A mouth-watering barbecue unlike no other to celebrate Caribana. These delectable next level wing drumettes are a savoury and citrussy mango flavored delight enhanced by Cassareep, Guyana’s pride ingredient made from cassava root.  4 Servings ...

Guava-Colada Daiquiri 

AS SEEN ON BT - Guava’s flavour is unique, a cross between the mealiness of a pear and essence of strawberries. If you love pina colada, you’re going to adore the unique flavour of adding aromatic guavas.  Makes 4 - 12 oz glasses  Ingredients  1 cup (250 mL) pink...

Sign up for
Sales & Promos

7 + 4 =