Jerk Chicken
Jerk Chicken

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The best Jamaican Jerk Chicken including oven and grilling instructions! It's incredibly flavorful thanks to hours of marinating in a vibrant and deliciously seasoned marinade. Jerk is a style of cooking native to Jamaica, in which meat is dry-rubbed or wet marinated with a hot spice mixture called Jamaican jerk spice.

Jerk Chicken is one of the most well liked of recent trending meals on earth. It’s appreciated by millions daily. It is simple, it’s fast, it tastes yummy. Jerk Chicken is something that I’ve loved my whole life. They are fine and they look wonderful.

To get started with this particular recipe, we must first prepare a few components. You can have jerk chicken using 16 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

The ingredients needed to make Jerk Chicken:
  1. Prepare marinade
  2. Take 1 tsp thyme leaves
  3. Prepare 1 tsp ground allspice
  4. Take 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  5. Make ready 1/4 tsp grated nutmeg
  6. Take 2 clove garlic,crushed
  7. Take 2 spring onions(scallions) chopped
  8. Make ready 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  9. Take 1 tbsp lime juice
  10. Make ready 2 tsp lime zest
  11. Make ready 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  12. Prepare 1 scotch bonnet pepper, finely chopped
  13. Make ready 2 tbsp brown sugar
  14. Take to taste salt and black pepper
  15. Get chicken:
  16. Get 12 chicken thighs or drumsicks

Hot, succulent Jamaican Jerk Chicken is a tropical treat. You'll love the heat and flavor of this fiery marinade. Try new ways of preparing chicken with jerked chicken recipes and more from the expert chefs at Food Network. Bring the flavors of the Caribbean to dinner.

Steps to make Jerk Chicken:
  1. Put marinade ingredients in mortar, grind to a paste. You can mash in a bowl with a fork or pulse in a small liquidiser.
  2. Place chicken in a bowl, pour marinade over and stir to coat evenly. For extra taste you can cut slits into chicken. Cover with clingfilm.
  3. Place in fridge. Marinade for at least 4 hours, overnight is better
  4. Place on baking tray and cook in pre-heated oven, 150 C, for 45-60 minutes, turning occasionally, until chicken is cooked through.
  5. Serve with rice and peas and festivals (see other recipe)
  6. You can cook these on the barbecue or under the grill, either way turn occasionally and ensure chicken is cooked through.
  7. For special occasions you can add dark rum in place of vinegar.
  8. With deference to the nice lady in the Tesco ad, I tried adding a couple of tablespoons of runny honey to the marinade, it takes it to another level !

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. Try Levi Roots' sticky jerk chicken wings as a party nibble, or make more substantial jerk chicken thighs to fit in a flatbread or alongside rice and peas. Andi Oliver's jerk chicken and cornmeal waffles. 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.

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