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Jerk Chicken

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Typically grilled on pimento wood in Jamaica, this jerk chicken recipe will surely become a favorite of yours, with all the exotic flavors of the Caribbean made at home.
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Typically grilled on pimento wood in Jamaica, this jerk chicken recipe will surely become a favorite of yours, with all the exotic flavors of the Caribbean made at home.
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3hr 30min
Total Time
1hr 30min
Active Time
$0.87
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Ingredients

US / METRIC
Servings:
6
Serves 6
6
Tyson® Chicken Legs
4-5 lbs

Jerk Marinade

1
Medium  Onion
1
Scotch Bonnet Pepper , deseeded
3
Scallions
1 1/2 Tbsp
1/4 tsp
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1/4 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp
Ground Nutmeg
1 tsp
Ground Allspice
1 Tbsp
Brown Sugar
3 cloves
1/4 cup
Distilled White Vinegar
1/4 cup
6 sprigs
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
329
FAT
25.4 g
PROTEIN
18.3 g
CARBS
8.4 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Start by roughly chopping the Fresh Thyme (6 sprigs) , Scallions (3) , Garlic (3 cloves) , Scotch Bonnet Pepper (1) , Onion (1) , and Fresh Ginger (1 Tbsp) .
Step 2
Place all the chopped vegetables into a food processor, Ground Cinnamon (1/4 tsp) , Ground Nutmeg (1/4 tsp) , Dark Soy Sauce (1 1/2 Tbsp) , Brown Sugar (1 Tbsp) , Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp) , Orange Juice (1/4 cup) , Distilled White Vinegar (1/4 cup) , and Ground Allspice (1 tsp) .
Step 3
Pulse all the ingredients a few times to break it down, then pulse until reached the desired consistency, depending on if you want a more textured marinade or pureed.
Step 4
In a large bowl pour the marinade all over the Tyson® Chicken Legs (6) and mix thoroughly. Place some cling wrap over the bowl and let it marinate at least 2 hours. If you want to heighten the flavor, make cuts on the chicken with a knife to allow the marinade to penetrate.
Step 5
Place your marinated chicken on a preheated grill over indirect heat. Close the grill and let it cook flipping every so often. Use the leftover marinade to baste the chicken as it cooks.
Step 6
Continue to cook for 1 hour and 10 minutes over low heat, then serve.
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
329
% Daily Value*
Fat
25.4 g
33%
Saturated Fat
8.1 g
40%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
116.4 mg
39%
Carbohydrates
8.4 g
3%
Fiber
1.1 g
4%
Sugars
4.5 g
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Protein
18.3 g
37%
Sodium
298.2 mg
13%
Vitamin D
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Calcium
25.7 mg
2%
Iron
1.5 mg
8%
Potassium
127.1 mg
3%
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