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    Jamaican Jerk




    Anyone have a good jerk recipe? Not tooo too hot please

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    Re: Jamaican Jerk




    I have one saved waiting to be tried I think. Actually havent ever had jerk chicken. Sad!

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    Re: Jamaican Jerk




    Quote Originally Posted by dozersmama View Post
    Anyone have a good jerk recipe? Not tooo too hot please
    Did you ever find a recipe?

    In reading the ingredients, with only one jalapeno -- this one would be mild. And, you can remove the one Jal and it will be a 0 on the Hot-o-meter! See if this is what you're looking for... its just a copy/paste from a reputable site I visit on occasion.

    Ingredients
    • 3 pounds chicken, cut into serving pieces, or use equal weight of legs and thighs
    • 1 onion
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 jalapeño chile, seeded, or 1 teaspoon dried chile flakes
    • 2 teaspoons allspice
    • 2 teaspoons black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried
    • 2 teaspoons salt
    • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 3 tablespoons lime juice
    • 3 tablespoons soy sauce


    Prep Time
    15 minutes
    Cook Time45 minutes
    Total Time
    3 hours


    Container: grill
    Serving Description: 1/4 chicken

    Directions
    • The suggested amounts provide a fairly mild flavored recipe; if desired, adjust to taste.
    • In a food processor, mix all ingedients except chicken and process into a paste. Smear this all over the chicken pieces, put the chicken into a plastic bag and refrigerate from 2 to 24 hours.
    • To cook, remove chicken from refrigerator while grill heats. Grill medium-hot, until chicken is browned on all sides (10 - 15 minutes). When nicely browned, reduce heat (gas) or rake coals to one side (charcoal), cover, and continue to cook, turning as needed to prevent burning, until done (20 - 30 minutes).
    • TIP: Can also be cooked in an oven: preheat to 400°F, put chicken on a rack in a shallow pan, and roast until brown and tender, 30 - 40 minutes.

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