Meal Kit

Jerk Chicken Thigh-Stuffed Poblanos

with pineapple and pickled red onion

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Medium

Cook Within: 5 days

Contains: Milk

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Stuffed peppers can be filled with any number of delights, but these poblanos have a special treat inside their supple skins: jerk chicken. That flavorful Jamaican preparation has mouth-watering properties when paired with the best (in our opinion) kind of chicken, juicy thighs. Pickled onion, tomato, and cheese top the chicken, completing a pepper that beats every other kind of stuffed pepper by a wide mile.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 14 oz. Diced Chicken Thighs
  • 3 Poblano Peppers
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1 Roma Tomato
  • 3 fl. oz. Jerk Sauce
  • 3 oz. Pineapple Chunks
  • 1 Lime
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    2 oz. Shredded Mozzarella

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Medium Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Halve and peel onion. Thinly slice 1/4 the onion. Cut remaining onion into 1/4" dice.

    Halve and juice lime.

    Stem poblano peppers, halve lengthwise, seed, and remove ribs. Wash hands and cutting board after prepping.

    Coarsely chop pineapple.

    Core tomato and cut into 1/4" dice.

    Pat chicken thighs dry, and season all over with 1/4 tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

    If using antibiotic-free chicken breasts, on a separate cutting board, cut into a 1" dice.

  2. 2

    Pickle the Onion

    Combine sliced onion, lime juice, and a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl.

    Stir, then marinate at least 10 minutes. Stir every couple of minutes to marinate evenly.

    While onion pickles, roast poblanos.

  3. 3

    Roast the Poblanos

    Place poblanos on prepared baking sheet and toss with 2 tsp. olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.

    Massage oil into poblanos, then place cut side down. Roast in hot oven until tender, but still a bit crisp, 10-12 minutes.

    Remove from oven. Poblanos will finish cooking in a later step.

    While poblanos roast, cook filling.

  4. 4

    Cook the Filling

    Place a medium pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add chicken thighs to hot pan and stir occasionally until deep brown and chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 3-4 minutes per side.

    If using antibiotic-free chicken breasts, follow the same cooking times and instructions.

    Transfer to a plate. Keep pan over medium-high heat.

    Add diced onion to hot pan and stir occasionally until tender, 3-5 minutes.

    Add chicken, pineapple, and jerk sauce and combine thoroughly. Remove from burner.

  5. 5

    Assemble and Roast the Poblanos

    Flip poblanos to cut side up and distribute filling evenly. Top with cheese.

    Roast in hot oven until cheese is lightly browned and bubbly and poblanos are fully tender, 8-10 minutes.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing poblanos with tomato and pickled onion (to taste). Bon appétit!

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