Recipe for Roasted Jamaican Jerk Seasoned Chicken

Prep Instructions

  • Yield: 8 (4 oz.) portions                                 
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes  
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes                           
  • Total Time: 35 minutes  

Recipe Ingredients

8 (4 ounce) chicken breasts , 2 habanero or jalapeno peppers, chopped , 1 teaspoon ground allspice, 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg , 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar, 1 tablespoon fresh thyme , 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger , 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, 1/2 tablespoon canola oil , 3/4 cup red onions, chopped , 1 cup chopped green onions , 6 garlic cloves, chopped , 2 limes, juiced

Cooking Instructions

Instructions Place chicken in a bowl with lime juice. Set aside. In a food processor combine the rest of the ingredients and blend until almost smooth. Pour ¾ of the marinade with the chicken, reserving the rest for basting if desired or use the whole mixture all at once if roasting chicken in the oven. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator for at least two hours. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until its internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. If using the grill coat with oil or cooking spray. Cook chicken slowly on the pre heated grill. Baste frequently with the remaining marinade.

Category Tags

Entrees, Gluten-free, Good source of protein, Low carbohydrate / low sugar, Low fat / low saturated fat, Low sodium, Peanut-free, Tree nut-free

Nutritional Data

  • Calories: 157
  • Fat: 2.7 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2 gram
  • Cholesterol: 65.3 milligrams
  • Sodium: 75.6 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates: 5.0 grams
  • Fiber: 1.0 gram
  • Sugars: 0.7 gram
  • Protein: 27.3 grams

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