That traditional Jamaican chicken recipe with my own hot Jerk seasoning.
Use chicken pieces (extend cooking time) or breast. Can also be cooked on a barbeque or under the grill.
Adjust number of chillies to increase/reduce heat. Remove chilli seeds for a milder dish.
Cooking Time – approx 30 minutes plus marinating time
- 1 Onion, chopped
- 2 cloves Garlic
- 2 Red Chillies
- 1 tsp Allspice
- 1 tsp Black peppercorns
- 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
- 1/2″ Cinnamon Bark
- 1 bunch Thyme leaves
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
- 2 tbsp Lime Juice
- 2 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
- 800g Chicken Breast, cut into strips
- Place all ingrediaents except chicken in a food processor and blend into a smooth paste
- Pour paste into a bowl and add chicken. Mix well to coat. Cover and refrigerate – marinade for at least 1 hour, preferably overnight
- Cook chicken pieces in a preheated oven (200oC) for 30 minutes, turning regularly, until cooked and brown