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Jerk Chicken Breasts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dawn Davis
Added: Thursday, August 20, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 skinless boneless chicken breast halves(about 2 pounds)
4 teaspoons Jamaican jerk seasoning
8 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme , crushed.
2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel
2 Tbs lemon juice
olive oil cooking spray or 2 teaspoons olive oil
lemon wedges

Directions:
Directions:
Place each chicken breast half between two sheets of plastic wrap. Using the flat side of a meat mallet lightly pound chicken into rectangles about 1/2 inch thick. In a small bowl combine jerk seasoning, garlic, thyme, and lemon peel. brush chicken with lemon juice. sprinkle garlic mixture evenly over chicken breasts, rub with your fingers. Place the chicken in resealable plastic bag and seal the bag. chill in refrigerator for 30 min - 24 hours . preheat the broiler. Lightly coat the unheated rack of the broiler pan with olive oil cooking spray or brush lightly with olive oil.
Place chicken on the rack in the broiler pan. Broil 3-4 inches from the heat for 6 -10 minutes or until each breast is tender and no longer pink. Turning once, half way through broiling. To serve, slice chicken, pass lemon wedges.

 

 

 

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