Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Number of Servings: 6 (159g)
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 3 hours
Jamaican Jerk Chicken

If you’ve never had jerk chicken before, you are in for a treat. Spicy sweet, this marinade combination gives you a flavor that’s like traditional barbecue sauce gone gourmet. Serve it over wild rice with a generous side of green vegetables and wait for onslaught of requests to share your amazing recipe.

Ingredients

  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1½ tsp. allspice
  • 1½ tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped chili pepper
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp. oregano
  • 2 tsp. thyme
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 8 pieces skinless chicken

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except chicken in large bowl. Rub seasoning over chicken and marinate in refrigerator (2-12 hours).
  2. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  3. Evenly space chicken on nonstick or lightly greased baking pan.
  4. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking until thickest part of breast reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165ºF (30-45 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 159g

Amount per serving
Calories 195
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 8g
Includes 7g Added Sugars 14%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 27g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 40.1mg 4%
Iron 1.2mg 6%
Potassium 410mg 8%
Vitamin A 20.3mcg 2%
Vitamin C 4.9mcg 6%
Vitamin E 0.7mg 6%
Vitamin K 4.7mcg 4%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 14.5mg 90%
Vitamin B6 0.8mg 45%
Folate 16.5mcg 4%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 8%
Biotin 0.9mcg 4%
Chloride 6.7mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.6mg 40%
Phosphorus 230mg 20%
Iodine 0.5mcg 0%
Magnesium 36.3mg 8%
Zinc 1.6mg 20%
Selenium 24.2mcg 45%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 0.4mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.3mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Chicken Breast, Chicken, Onion, Vinegar, Brown Sugar, Garlic, Jalapeno Pepper, Black Pepper, Allspice, Oregano, Red Pepper Flakes, Thyme, Salt, Ground Cinnamon.

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