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Jamaican Jerk Tofu (or Chicken), Coconut Lime Rice, and Mango Salsa

This combination of flavors and textures is a party in a bowl. Easy and delicious!
Course: Main Course
Keyword: coconut rice, Jamaican Jerk, mango salsa
Servings: 2
Author: Regina


Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Recipe (can use store bought)

  • 1 TBSP onion powder
  • 1 TBSP garlic powder
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper optional
  • 2 tsp ground black pepper optional
  • 2 tsp dried thyme OR 1 tsp ground thyme
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp hot pepper flakes optional
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground clove
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin

Jamaican Jerk Tofu (or Chicken)

  • 1 12 oz package tofu drained, pressed, and cubed
  • OR 2 chicken breasts cubed
  • Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
  • 1 TBSP oil to help seasoning stick can use water

Coconut Lime Rice

  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup Jasmine rice
  • 1 TBSP lime zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 2 TBSP cilantro, chopped optional
  • salt to taste

Mango Salsa

  • 2 mangoes, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 1 fresh jalapeƱo, chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup red or sweet onion, chopped fine


Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

  • Mix altogether and store what you don't use in airtight container.

Jamaican Jerk Tofu (or chicken)

  • Take cubed tofu or chicken and coat with seasoning. I crisped mine on a griddle, but you could bake on parchment paper covered tray, use an air fryer, or skillet to cook through.

Coconut Lime Rice

  • Pour coconut milk and water into medium sauce pan. Stir in rice. Bring to boil. Reduce to simmer and cook 15 minutes, or until done. Add Lime juice, zest, and cilantro, if using. Season with salt as desired.

Mango Salsa

  • chop ingredients and toss together in a bowl

To Assemble

  • Put some rice in the bottom of bowl. Top with Jamaican Jerk Tofu and mango salsa. Add additional chopped cilantro, if desired. Enjoy!