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Grilled Jerk Chicken 


Quarter chicken marinaded in an authentic Jamaican jerk chicken marinade and then oven grilled 


Serves: 4-8


Prep time: 15 mins

Marinade time: minimum 2 hours  

Cooking time: 35 -40 minutes 




Dinner Recipes

8 quarter chickens

3 tsp lemon juice 

1 onion

4 garlic cloves 

2 limes- squeezed

1/4 cup dark soy sauce

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

1/4 cup olive oil

2 scotch bonnets 

1 tbsp ground black pepper

1 tsp ground all spice 

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tbsp ground ginger 

1 tsp ground nutmeg 

1 tsp light brown sugar 

2 tbsp dried thyme 

1 tbsp salt 



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1. Soak the quarter chickens in water and the lemon juice for 10 minutes then drain the water

2. In a good blender (e.g. a Nutribullet blender) add all the remaining ingredients then blend to form a smooth paste

3. Pour the jerk marinade over the chicken and rub well with your hands. Cover the chicken with clingfilm and marinade in the fridge for at least 2 hours 

4. Place the chicken in a dish and add any remaining jerk marinade to the chicken using an applicator brush

5. Grill on high heat for 35 to 40 minutes. Routinely turn the chicken over during the time when the skin becomes brown or starts to char. 


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