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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

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Hot, succulent Jamaican Jerk Chicken is a tropical treat. You'll love the heat and flavor of this fiery marinade."
Ingredients
  Skinless chicken/Cut in to chunks 1 Large
  Limes 4 , juiced
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground allspice 2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Cubic Centimeter
  Brown sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Chopped green onions 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), chopped
  Habanero peppers 2
Directions

Place chicken in a medium bowl. Cover with lime juice and water. Set aside.

In a blender or food processor, place allspice, nutmeg, salt, brown sugar, thyme, ginger, black pepper and vegetable oil. Blend well, then mix in onions, green onions, garlic and habanero peppers until almost smooth.

Pour most of the blended marinade mixture into bowl with chicken, reserving a small amount to use as a basting sauce while cooking. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat.

Brush grill grate with oil. Cook chicken slowly on the preheated grill. Turn frequently, basting often with remaining marinade mixture. Cook to desired doneness.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Jamaican
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Grilling
Occasion: 
Christmas, Wedding
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids
Ingredient: 
Chicken, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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