Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken

One of the greatest barbecue traditions in the world, for those who like it hot.
 
Total Time:
2 hours 45 mins
Prep: –
Cook: –
Ingredients Serves 3
Jerk Chicken
Nutmeg
½
Cinnamon stick
1
Coriander seeds
1 tbsp
Cloves
1 tsp
All spice
½ tbsp
Black pepper
1 tsp
Scallions, chopped
1 bunch
Large onion, chopped
1
Sprigs thyme, leaves only
10
Garlic cloves
8-10
Fresh lime juice
½ cup
Soy sauce
1 cup
Raw molasses or raw sugar
½ cup
Method
Jerk Chicken

Step 01

Toast and grind Group A in a skillet.
Step 02
Puree Group B in a blender.
Step 03
Combine Group A, Group B and Group C in a bowl to make the jerk marinade.
Step 04
Preheat oven to 200˚C.
Step 05
Score chicken and season it with salt and pepper.
Step 06
Spoon desired amount of jerk marinade onto chicken and rub the extra into scores.
Step 07
Refrigerate for 2 hours or for better tasting chicken overnight.
Step 08
Bake for 35-45 minutes in oven, remove and finish it on the grill for crispier layer of skin.

Tips: For a more authentic jerk experience, add some wood chips to your barbecue.