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Introduction

This is a recipe for Jamaican Jerk and Coconut Spiced One Pot. A winter warmer, packed with protein, healthy carbohydrates and full of flavour.

Pair turkey with cinnamon, sweet potatoes and the option of adding in festive fruit, it begins to look a lot like Christmas. Plus, each variation has its own health benefits – three recipes in one, Christmas has come early!

The basic base is the same, and then you add the ingredients depending on which variation you want to make. This makes it suitable for after Christmas too. Ideal, after all, a turkey is not just for Christmas!

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Base Ingredients

  • 20g Coconut Milk Powder and water OR 100ml Reduced Fat Coconut Milk
  • Jerk Spices (found in most supermarkets)
  • Garlic Clove (crushed)
  • Chilli Flakes
  • Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract

Jamaican Jerk & Coconut Spiced One Pot with Sweet Potato & Turkey

Additional Ingredients

Serves: 1
Macros: Calories 509 kcal, Protein 48g, Carbs 45g, Fat 14g

  • Sweet Potato & Turkey
  • 200g Fresh Diced Turkey Breast
  • 1 Medium Sweet Potato (cooked and cut into chunks) with cinnamon and add the dash of vanilla.

Method

Fry the turkey with chilli flakes and garlic, in a frying pan, until cooked through. Tip in the jerk spices, and coat completely, before throwing in the cooked cubes of sweet potato. Then turn down the heat and add the coconut milk, stirring to avoid curdling. You can add more liquid (water if it is too thick) before sprinkling.

Jamaican Jerk Coconut One Pot, White Fish Fillet and Garlic Ciabatta Rolls

Additional Ingredients

Serves: 1
Macros: Calories 509 kcal, Protein 45g, Carbs 43g, Fat 13g

  • 2 Ciabatta Rolls (such as Dietary Specials Gluten- Free)
  • 2 Extra Garlic Cloves
  • Orange Pepper
  • 10g Coconut Oil
  • 60g Non Fat Greek Yogurt instead of coconut milk

Method

Steam the fish separately. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 180°C and place the ciabatta in for 10 minutes. Fry the peppers with the garlic and chilli flakes, before adding the jerk spices once soft and remove from heat.

Once the bread is warmed, take out of the oven, smear with coconut oil and add more crushed garlic, before putting back in the oven for 5 minutes. Add the yogurt to the jerk spiced peppers and stir, until it coats. Serve on top of the fish and alongside your ciabatta.

Jamaican Jerk Coconut One Pot, White Fish Fillet and Garlic Ciabatta Rolls

Jamaican Jerk Coconut One Pot with Turkey, Sharon Fruit and Pan-Fried Sprouts

Additional Ingredients

Serves: 1
Macros: Calories 490 kcal, Protein 47g, Carbs 24g, Fat 20g

  • 200g Fresh Diced Turkey Breast
  • 1 Sharon Fruit (cored and sliced thin)
  • 5g Coconut Oil
  • 50g Brussels Sprouts (halved)

Method

Fry the turkey with chilli flakes and garlic, until cooked completely. Tip in the jerk spices, and coat and then turn down the heat and add the coconut milk, stirring. Once it starts to thicken and bubble, add the Sharon fruit, a dash more water and leave to simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. You can add more liquid if it becomes too thick before sprinkling with cinnamon and add the dash of vanilla.

In a hot pan, fry the sprouts with coconut oil, garlic and chilli flakes until soft but slightly crispy on the outside.