Montego Bay Jerk Chicken Bowl

Dysphagia-friendly jerk chicken bowl and corn festival in a white bowl

Moist and succulent minced chicken marinated in a sweet and spicy Jerk Sauce topped with our version of Festival and finished with a peach mango crema. Meets IDDSI Levels 5, 6 & 7!

INGREDIENTS

12 servings
Thick & Easy® Bulk Pureed Corn, thawed
Item: 18637
2 lb. bag
Thick & Easy® Texture Modified Bread and Dessert Mix
Item: 118519
10.6 oz bag
Whole milk, hot (heated to
165F)
3 cups
Salted Butter, melted 2/3 cups
Vanilla extract 1/4 Tbsp
Granulated sugar 2 Tbsp
Onion powder 1 Tbsp
Thick & Easy® Level 5 Minced Chicken, thawed
Item: 114402
6 cups (2 bags)
Prepared Jerk Sauce 24 oz
Sour cream (full fat) 12 oz
Thick & Easy® Sugar Free Peach Mango Drink, IDDSI Level 2
Item: 78768
4 fl oz

DIRECTION

HOW TO PREPARE:
Cornbread Festival

  1. Heat the Thick & Easy® Bulk Pureed Corn per package instructions to 165°F. Set aside.
  2. Brown the butter in a saucepan on medium high heat being careful not to burn. Set aside.
  3. Completely mix sugar and onion powder into Thick & Easy® Texture Modified Bread and Dessert Mix.
  4. Add vanilla extract and melted browned butter and stir until mixture is completely blended and resembles wet sand.
  5. Str in hot milk with a fork or whisk until completely blended.
  6. Fold in heated pureed corn. Set aside and keep warm.

Jerk Chicken

  1. Heat Thick & Easy® Level 5 Minced Chicken per package instructions to 165°F.
  2. Combine heated chicken and Jerk sauce in a large bowl and stir until well blended. Set aside and keep warm. NOTE: Before serving, always test for Level 5 using IDDSI guidelines. Add additional sauce if meat mixture is too dry or crumbly; or add a small amount of Thick & Easy® Instant Food & Beverage Thickener if too wet or thin.

Mango Crema

  1. Place sour cream into a medium mixing bowl. Add Thick & Easy® Sugar Free Peach Mango Drink, IDDSI Level 2 and whisk together until well blended.
  2. Pour into a squeeze bottle for service and presentation.
    Assembly
  3. Using a 12 oz bowl, portion a 6 oz portion (rounded #6 scoop) of the corn festival mixture onto one side of bowl.
  4. Portion ½ cup (about one #8 scoop or two #16 scoops) of Jerk chicken on other side of bowl.
  5. Drizzle with about 2 Tbsp. of peach mango crema.
  6. Reheat to serving temperature, if needed.

Calories: 540

Total Fat: 27g

Saturated Fat: 13g

Trans Fat: 0.5g

Cholesterol: 115mg

Sodium: 830mg

Total Carbohydrates: 55g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Total Sugars: 25g

Added Sugars: 3g

Protein: 21g

Vitamin D: 4% DV (0.8mcg)

Calcium: 8% DV (100mg)

Iron: 2% DV (0.5mg)

Potassium: 4% DV (210mg)