Jamaican Jerk Chicken
The expressive and Irie dish of the wonderful island of Jamaica.
1 1/2 lbs. of chicken pieces
5 chopped green onions
1 chopped onion
2tbsp. of brown sugar
1/2 tsp. of ground cloves
1/2 tsp. of ground allspice
1/2 tsp. of ground nutmeg
1 tbsp. of chopped chandon beni/cilantro
1 tbsp. of chopped thyme
1/4 cup of cooking oil
1/2 cup of distilled white vinegar
1/2 cup of soy sauce
1 minced jalapeno pepper
1. Blend a combination of all onions, jalapeno, soy sauce, vinegar, oil,
allspice, thyme, nutmeg, cloves, chadon beni/cilantro and brown sugar
for 15 – 30 seconds.
2. Coat chicken pieces thoroughly in mixture and seal tightly in bowl
overnight to soak.
3. Preheat grill to high heat or oven to 350 degrees F.
4. Lightly oil grill and cook chicken 5-10 minutes each until liquid is
absorbed/Place in grease glass dish and place in oven for 15-20 minutes
and turn chicken.
Note: Monitor chicken when baking in oven to ensure chicken does not get
too dry. Adjust baking time is necessary.
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