This jerk chicken is tasty, moist and spicy. These can also be cooked on the barbecue for a delicious charcoaled taste!
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Marinade Time: 1 Hours +
Cooking Time: 45 Minutes
- 5-6 spring onions (roughly chopped)
- Thumb-sized piece of ginger
- 3 garlic cloves
- 1/2 a small onion
- 2 scotch bonnet chillies
- 1 tbsp thyme leaves
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
- 1 tbsp ground allspice
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 lime
- 6 chicken thighs or drumsticks, bone in
- 1 lime, quartered
-Blitz the first 11 ingredients with 1 tsp of salt into a paste.
-Make a few slashes in the chicken thighs and pour the marinade over the meat, rubbing it all over. Marinate for at least 1 hour (or ideally overnight).
-Pre-heat the oven to 180C. Place the chicken pieces with the lime quarters in a roasting tin and cook for 45 minutes or until cooked through.
-Serve with rice and peas, flatbread or roasted sweet potato fries.