Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jamaican Jerk Chicken
Jamaican Jerk Chicken is It works best as a main course, and is done in approximately 12 hours and 50 minutes. Broiled Jerk Salmon with Homemade Jamaican Jerk Seasoning, Jamaican Jerk Chicken, and Jamaican Jerk Chicken are very similar to this recipe.


Smash the allspice as fine as possible using a mortar and pestle. Put in a food processor and add the seasoning salt, peppers, green onions, thyme and 1/2 cup water. Blend to the consistency of lumpy oatmeal and pour into a bowl.
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Rub the chicken with the jerk seasoning and stuff the jerk seasoning between the skin and the meat.
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Place the chicken pieces into a storage pan and let marinade overnight (at least 12 hours).
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Remove the excess seasoning from the chicken.
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Heat the grill to high heat (about 350 degrees F) and then place the chicken meat-side down first as to not let the chicken burn too quickly. Flip the chicken every 5 to 7 minutes until the skin has a nice brown color with grill marks, and then every 7 to 10 minutes on lower heat until cooked, around 40 minutes total or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees F.
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Chop each quarter into 4 to 5 pieces to get the real Jamaican jerk experience.

Recommended wine: Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris

Jerk Chicken works really well with Riesling, Gewurztraminer, and Pinot Gris. You'll want to opt for wines with a bit of sweetness when dealing with spicy Caribbean dishes. Serve these wines chilled so they're even more refreshing. You could try Clean Slate Riesling. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.3 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 13 dollars per bottle.
Clean Slate Riesling
Clean Slate Riesling
Refreshing taste profile with peach aromas, lime notes, livelyacidity and a hint of mineral and spice.Pairs beautifully with Asian dishes, spicy foods, sushi, fish, poultryand pork.
Ready In12 hrs, 50 m.
Health Score3