Authentic Jerk Chicken
Authentic Jerk Chicken

Hello everybody, hope you are having an incredible day today. Today, I’m gonna show you how to make a special dish, authentic jerk chicken. One of my favorites. This time, I’m gonna make it a bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

This jerk chicken recipe from is a great alternative to traditional American barbecued Place chicken in a shallow dish and season with salt. Pour remaining marinade over chicken; toss to. Jerk used to refer to the slow-cook, smoking method used for preparing meat in Caribbean cuisine, but in When speaking of Jamaican cooking, the term "jerk" comes from the term "jerky," which comes.

Authentic Jerk Chicken is one of the most popular of current trending meals on earth. It’s enjoyed by millions daily. It’s easy, it’s fast, it tastes yummy. Authentic Jerk Chicken is something which I’ve loved my entire life. They’re nice and they look fantastic.

To begin with this particular recipe, we must first prepare a few components. You can have authentic jerk chicken using 17 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Authentic Jerk Chicken:
  1. Make ready 3 1/2 lb One chicken (3lb of chicken breasts may be used if preferred)
  2. Make ready 6 Sliced Scotch Bonnet Peppers (jalapenos may be used if scotch bonnet peppers are unavailable)
  3. Get 2 tsp Thyme
  4. Prepare 2 tsp Ground All Spice
  5. Get 8 clove Garlic (finely chopped)
  6. Make ready 3 medium Onions (finely chopped)
  7. Get 3 tbsp Sugar
  8. Make ready 3 tbsp Salt
  9. Get 3 tbsp Ground Black Pepper
  10. Take 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon 1-2 Tsp of the following to taste (Including Nutmeg & Ginger)
  11. Get 1 tsp Nutmeg 1-2 Tsp of the following to taste (Including Ginger)
  12. Make ready 1 tsp Ginger 1-2 Tsp of the following to taste
  13. Prepare 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  14. Make ready 1/2 cup Soy Sauce
  15. Make ready 1 small Juice of Lime
  16. Get 1 cup Orange Juice
  17. Prepare 1 cup White Vinegar

This jerk chicken recipe is from Paul Chung, who grew up in Jamaica and sampled jerk throughout For maximum flavor, let the chicken marinate overnight. Done right, jerk chicken is one of the great barbecue traditions of the world, up there with Texas brisket and Chinese char siu. It is Jamaica to the bone, aromatic and smoky, sweet but insistently hot. Jerk Chicken is believed to have been conceived when the Maroons introduced African meat cooking techniques to Jamaica which were combined with native Jamaican ingredients and seasonings used.

Steps to make Authentic Jerk Chicken:
  1. Chop the onions, garlic and peppers. These do not need to be chopped too fine as they will be liquidised by the blender.
  2. Blend all of the ingredients (excluding the chicken) in a blender to make the jerk sauce.
  3. Cut the chicken up in to 4 pieces.
  4. Rub the sauce in to the meat, saving some for basting and dipping later. -  Leave the chicken in the fridge to marinade overnight.
  5. Cooking Bake in the oven for 30 minutes, turn the meat then bake for a further 30 minutes. - -  or - -  Grill the meat slowly until cooked, turning regularly. Baste with some of the remaining marinade whilst cooking. For best results, cook over a charcoal barbeque (ideally over a rack of pimento wood).
  6. Side Note: What locals wont tell you is this, using charcole (They sell Jamaican Charcole) and grilling it is sooo much better and the cherry is pouring some red stripe Jamaican Beer over the chicken while grilling … it'll make you want to smack the cook
  7. Chop each quarter chicken portion in to 5 or 6 smaller pieces using a heavy cleaver.
  8. Use a wooden spoon (or something similar) to hold the chicken in place whilst chopping and NOT YOUR HAND (you will be chopping with enough pressure to cut through bone!!!)
  9. Serve with festival and salad or rice and peas or hardo bread and the jerk sauce left over for dipping.

Wash some chicken wings and pat dry. Place on a sheet of foil. Jerk chicken is how they like to cook chicken in Jamaica and throughout the Caribbean. Jerk seasoning is based on two main ingredients—Scotch Bonnet chili peppers (or habaneros) and allspice. Grill Jerk Chicken - a well-seasoned grilled chicken with a Jamaican jerk marinade that has the perfect balance of heat, sweet and My husband absolutely loved it and mentioned it tasted authentic.

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