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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

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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 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. grated nutmeg (freshly)
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
  • 8 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 3 scotch bonnet chiles (stemmed and minced)
  • 8 lb. 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.


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    Christopher Riley 2 months ago
    really tasty. i cut the quantities in half for my portion size (500gm chicken breast)
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    Ready To Create? 4 months ago
    It was so salty it made my family angry! some of the flavor was there but this was the worst jerk due to the ridiculous mountain of salt
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    linda odell a year ago
    Came out perfectly! Would make this again!
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    Jo-Ann Fowler a year 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
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    Martita 2 years ago
    Fantastic on the grill.
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    Nick 2 years ago
    It was delicious should have halved it. Next time I will not baste as soaking it is enough.
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    Genevieve Boyle 3 years ago
    Best ever recipe best best
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    Love this recipe so much. Turned out great!
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    delicious, flavorful, and great!!!
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    johnson 4 years ago
    It came out pretty good
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    Sommer Livingstone 4 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 !
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    Chris 4 years ago
    Great jerk chicken recipe! Easy to make and flavorful.
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    CJ E. 4 years ago
    I just made this and it smells so good can’t wait to taste it. Any side recommendations?
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    Bownds 4 years ago
    Awesome, maybe less peppers if you don’t want as much heat
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    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
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    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.
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    Rachel Chloe 5 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.