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Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe

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This recipe for Jamaican Jerk Chicken, by , is from The First New Testament A.M.E Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Derrick Gordon
Added: Saturday, September 1, 2007


1 tbs. Ground allspice
1 tbs. Dried thyme
1 1/2 tsp. Cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tsp. Freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 tsp. Ground sage
3/4 tsp. Ground nutmeg
3/4 tsp. Ground cinnamon
2 tbs. Salt
2 tbs. Garlic powder
1 tbs. Sugar
1/4 cup Olive oil
1/4 cup Soy sauce
3/4 cup White vinegar
1/2 cup Orange juice
Juice of 1 lime
1 Scotch bonnet pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1 cup Chopped white onion
3 Green onions, finely chopped
4 Chicken breasts (6 to 8 oz)trimmed of fat

In a large bowl, combine the allspice, thyme, cayenne pepper, black pepper, sage, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, garlic powder and sugar. With a wire whisk, slowly add the olive oil, soy sauce, vinegar, orange juice, and lime juice. Add the Scotch bonnet pepper, onion, and green onions and mix well. Add the chicken breasts, cover and marinate for at least 1 hour, longer if possible. Preheat an outdoor grill. Remove the breasts from the marinade and grill for 6 minutes on each side or until fully cooked. While grilling, baste with the marinade.




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