Easy Jerk Chicken

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 24 hr 55 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

MARINADE

1/2
cup chopped onion
1/3
cup firmly packed brown sugar
2
jalapeño chiles, seeded, chopped
2
garlic cloves, minced
1
tablespoon apple pie spice
1/2
cup red wine vinegar
1/3
cup olive oil
1
teaspoon hot pepper sauce

CHICKEN

3
to 3 1/2 lb. cut-up frying chicken, skin removed

Steps

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  • 1
    GRILL DIRECTIONS: In ungreased 12x8-inch (2-quart) baking dish or resealable food storage plastic bag, combine all marinade ingredients; blend well. Add chicken; turn to coat. Cover dish or seal bag. Refrigerate at least 24 hours, turning occasionally.
  • 2
    Heat half of gas grill to medium heat, or place charcoal along 1 side of charcoal grill and heat until coals are hot. Lightly oil unheated side of grill rack.
  • 3
    When ready to grill, remove chicken from marinade; reserve marinade. Place chicken pieces on oiled grill. Cover grill; cook 30 to 40 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, brushing chicken with marinade and turning twice during cooking. Discard any remaining marinade.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • To broil chicken, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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