Jerk Turkey, Rice & Peas Recipe

A turkey recipe that’s full of flavour and zest. This healthy recipe has 7 of your 5 a day and is high in fibre. Impress your partner with something a little different.

  • Recipe makes: 2 servings
  • Prep time:
    20 mins
  • Cook time: 40 mins
  • Calories: 860
    per serving

Ingredients

  • 2 turkey breasts
  • 1 pack chicken Jamaican jerk seasoning mix
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 medium red pepper
  • 180g red onions
  • 50g dry brown rice
  • 1 can black eyed beans
  • 1 lime
  • 96g little gem luttice

Method

Preheat oven to 200°C / Gas Mark 6 / 400°F

  1. Place the turkey in a shallow bowl with the jerk seasoning and 1tbsp of the oil and leave to marinate for at least 10 mins.
  2. In a roasting tin, mix the potatoespepper and onion with another tbsp of oil, add the turkey and bake for 25 mins or until cooked through.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the rice in salted boiling water for 20-25 mins. Stir in the beans.
  4. Mix the lime zestjuice with the salt and black pepper.
  5. Slice the meat. Mix the vegetables into the rice with half of the lettuce. Divide the remaining lettuce between 2 plates and heap the rice mixture on top. Top with the turkey and spoon over the dressing.

Want to try different ingredients?

You can add this recipe to My Recipes in WLR and swap ingredients to make it perfect for you . . .

Take a free trial

Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)860
Carbohydrate (g)98.0
Fat (g)27.1
Protein (g)54.8
Fibre (g)21.1
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg7.2

More Calorie Counted Recipes for Turkey

You'll find hundreds more recipes for tasty turkey and other meals in WLR, plus you can use the tools to easily calculate the calories in your own homemade dinners, give it a try!

Try it Free »

Fad Free Recipe Book

Low Calorie Recipe Book

50 Real Food Recipes for Under 500 Calories. Just cook, serve and enjoy
Find Out More

If you enjoyed this article, try our fortnightly newsletter. It's free.

Receive the latest on what works for weight loss straight to your inbox. We won't share your email address. Privacy policy

Sponsored