Jerked Chicken (Jamaican)

 

Jamaican Jerked Chicken

 

Prep Time ~ 1-2 Hrs Cooking Time ~ 20-30 mins
Approx Cost ~ £? Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 6

 

Tip ~ Serve with the pineapple chutney and plain rice.

 

Ingredients

25g / 1oz allspice berries

5cm / 2 inch piece cinnamon stick

1 teaspoon grated nutmeg

1 fresh red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

4 spring onions, thinly sliced

1 bay leaf, crumbled

1 tablespoon dark rum

6 chicken pieces (breasts or thighs)

Salt and pepper

Pineapple chutney:

2 fresh pineapples, peeled and chopped

2.5cm / 1 inch piece fresh root ginger, finely chopped

1 onion, finely chopped

1 fresh red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

125ml / 4 floz vinegar

250g / 8oz dark brown sugar

 

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