Jerk Style Fry’s Nuggets, Rice & Beans & Fresh Mango Salad

Jerk Style Fry’s Nuggets, Rice & Beans & Fresh Mango Salad

This dish is packed with flavours — the tangy jerk sauce and the juicy mango salad complement each other perfectly, whilst kidney beans pack in that all important iron.

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pack (380g/13.4 oz) Fry’s ChickenStyle Nuggets
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 red pepper, half thinly sliced, half diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tin (400g/14.1 oz) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 small tin (160ml) coconut cream
  • 2 packs pre-cooked rice (500g/17.6 oz total)
  • 10g (0.3 oz) fresh thyme
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and sliced into thin strips
  • 100g red cabbage, finely sliced
  • 150g (5.3 oz) baby spinach, washed
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the jerk sauce:

  • 1 bunch (100g/3.5 oz) spring onions, roughly chopped
  • 1 scotch bonnet chilli
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 10g (0.3 oz) fresh ginger peeled and finely chopped
  • 10g (0.3 oz) fresh thyme
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 4 tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp ground allspice
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan/ 355°F/Gas 4
  2. Arrange the Fry’s Chicken-Style Nuggets on a baking tray and cook for 15 minutes.
  3. To make the jerk sauce, combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Set aside.
  4. Place a large pan on the hob over a medium-high heat. Add the vegetable oil. Once hot, add the diced red pepper, bay leaf and kidney beans. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until the pepper begins to soften.
  5. Add the coconut cream, rice and a pinch of salt and pepper to the pan and stir well to combine. Turn off the heat.
  6. To make the salad, put the red cabbage, sliced red pepper, mango, baby spinach and lime juice into a large bowl. Mix to combine, then set aside.
  7. Toss the cooked nuggets in 3-4 tbsp of the jerk sauce to thoroughly coat.
  8. To serve, divide the rice and salad between four plates and top each with 5 jerk-covered Fry’s Chicken-Style nuggets. Garnish with a sprinkle of fresh thyme.

Recipe by Fry’s Family Food, fryfamilyfood.com