Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Transport your taste buds to the vibrant streets of Jamaica with this tantalizing Jamaican Jerk Chicken recipe. Bursting with bold flavours and aromatic spices, this dish is a celebration of Caribbean cuisine. Spices.tel, your trusted online source for premium spices and ingredients, provides the perfect blend of seasonings to create an authentic Jamaican experience right in your own kitchen. Whether you're hosting a summer barbecue or simply craving a taste of the islands, this Jamaican Jerk Chicken will surely impress your family and friends.

 Prep Time: 15 minutes  Cook Time: 25 minutes  Serving Size: 4.  Difficulty: Moderate  

Marinating Time: 2 - 24 Hours


  • 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup Jerk Seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the Jerk Seasoning, olive oil, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, lime juice, ginger, thyme, allspice, salt, and black pepper to create the marinade.
  2. Score the chicken thighs with a knife to allow the marinade to penetrate. Place the chicken in the bowl with the marinade, ensuring each piece is thoroughly coated. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or preferably overnight, to allow the flavours to meld.
  3. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade, shaking off any excess, and discard the remaining marinade.
  4. Place the chicken thighs on the grill, skin side down, and cook for 6-8 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (75°C) and the skin is crispy and charred in spots.
  5. Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro and lime wedges, if desired.
  6. Serve your Jamaican Jerk Chicken hot alongside rice and peas, fried plantains, or a fresh green salad for a complete Caribbean feast.

Indulge in the bold and zesty flavours of Jamaica with this mouthwatering Jamaican Jerk Chicken recipe from Spices.tel. Perfect for any occasion, this dish will transport you to the sunny shores of the Caribbean with every bite.

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