The Best Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe: Jamaican Jerk Chicken On The Grill

How to make Jamaican Jerk Chicken on the grill

Jerk chicken recipe

Soak 8 leg quarters in salt water

Remove fat

Chop up 1 yellow onion, 8 scallions, and 5 scotch bonnet peppers into small pieces (use 9 scotch bonnet peppers if you like very spicy jerk chicken) and chop 2 limes in half

Put the chopped veggies in a food processor

Add 2 tbs of minced garlic, 1/4 cup of olive oil, 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar, 1/2 cup of soy sauce, and squeeze fresh juice from 2 limes. Add 3 tbs of brown sugar, 2 tbs of ground Jamaican all spice, 2 tbs of dried thyme, 1 tbs of salt, 1 tsp of cinnamon, 1 tsp of ground ginger, 1 tsp of nutmeg, 1 tsp of black pepper.

Blend in processor until a smoothie consistency

Poke holes in chicken

Poor jerk seasoning marinade in a big bowl and add chicken to marinade

Massage well

Marinate in refrigerator overnight

Place on grill until crispy and cooked all way through

Jamaican jerk chicken on the grill recipe