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Instant Pot Jerk Chicken and Vegetables

Instant Pot Jerk Chicken and Vegetables Recipe combines some of my favorite things. Jerk flavor and a quick scrumptious dinner!

Course instant Pot, Chicken, Weight Watchers
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Rob

Ingredients

  • 3 medium chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1/2 med head cabbage
  • 1 med zucchini
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 med onion, diced
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp Jamaican Pickapeppa Sauce
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp jerk seasonings

Jerk Seasoning

  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dried crushed red pepper
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground allspice

Instructions

  1. 1.Make your jerk seasoning.

    2. Cut the chicken into thin strips about 1-inches long. Season the chicken 2 tbsp. jerk seasoning in a sealed plastic bag. Marinate the chicken in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

    3. While the chicken is marinating, cut up the cabbage cross-wise into thin strips. Cut up the red & yellow peppers and set aside.

    4. Combine the Pickapeppa Sauce and soy sauce in a small bowl. 

    5. Set the Instant Pot to saute' and add 2 tablespoons oil. Add the minced garlic.

    6. When the oil is ready, add the chicken and saute' until it turns light brown.  Add the cabbage, peppers, zucchini, and onion. Turn the Instant pot vent to seal.

    7. Set to manual for 6 minutes. Do a quick release.

    8. Add the sauce in the entree. Stir to combine.

    9. Serve hot with rice.