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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

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  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 3/4 cup ground allspice
  • 3/4 cup scallions (minced)
  • 1/2 cup peanut oil
  • 1/3 cup ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup minced ginger
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg (freshly)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 8 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 3 scotch bonnet chiles (stemmed and minced)
  • 8 pounds chickens (each quartered)
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    Calories740Calories from Fat250
    Total Fat28g43%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat250
    Total Carbohydrate30g10%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    linda odell a month ago
    Came out perfectly! Would make this again!
    Jo-Ann Fowler 4 months ago
    Amazing recipe! An explosion of flavour and spice. Not for people who like bland or mild foods. The amount of spices called for are not mistakes. But this recipe makes enough rub for at least 10 drumsticks and a dozen bone in thighs. Was a huge hit with my bf. I will definitely make this again
    Martita a year ago
    Fantastic on the grill.
    Nick 2 years ago
    It was delicious should have halved it. Next time I will not baste as soaking it is enough.
    Genevieve Boyle 2 years ago
    Best ever recipe best best
    Love this recipe so much. Turned out great!
    delicious, flavorful, and great!!!
    johnson 3 years ago
    It came out pretty good
    Sommer L. 3 years ago
    I used chicken breasts (4) and cut the recipe in 1/2. It was the best jerk chicken we've ever had! I will reuse this recipe over and over !
    Chris 3 years ago
    Great jerk chicken recipe! Easy to make and flavorful.
    CJ E. 3 years ago
    I just made this and it smells so good can’t wait to taste it. Any side recommendations?
    Chef Travis 3 years ago
    Awesome, maybe less peppers if you don’t want as much heat
    Victoria S. 4 years ago
    great recipe. i added some of my own pizzazz but i cant tell all the secrets hahaha. this is wonderful in the oven and on the grill with stir fried cabbage or white rice
    yanie yanie 4 years ago
    bien, bien, tasty I didn't use too much pepper cause of the little one. I will make it again.
    Miekell T. 4 years ago
    Yes yes and yes! I even added 1/4 cup of spiced rum, 1/2 yellow onion, and 1 packet of Sazón. Use a knife poke holes all through the chicken, Let it sit for 5 hours in frig, before I grill enclose the wings in aluminum foil and let it cook on 350 on grill for 10 min. Boom! There's your glaze left in the foil.. place that juice in a bowl, throw that aluminum foil away- add a little peanut oil in your bowl.. and start grilling away baby! When you done place chicken in pan and pour rest of glaze over the chicken. Place in oven on 170 for 10 minutes .. when I tell you delivert I was .. bayyyyyyy beh! I was delivert!
    Rachel Chloe 4 years ago
    Amazing!!! I definitely was not prepared for how much allspice and black pepper I needed when I started this recipe but it was so worth it. The marinade turned out so tasty and the chicken was both tender and crispy. The chicken definitely required more cooking time than the recipe suggested using a cast iron pan.