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  • Jamaican Jerk Chicken

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ breast or 2 small drumsticks
    Calories 199
    Total Fat 4 g
    Saturated Fat 1 g
    Cholesterol 81 mg
    Sodium 267 mg

    Servings and Times

    Servings 6

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Cinnamon, ground ½ teaspoon
    Allspice, ground 1½ teaspoons
    Black pepper, ground 1½ teaspoons
    Hot pepper, chopped 1 tablespoon
    Hot pepper, crushed, dried 1 teaspoon
    Oregano, crushed 2 teaspoons
    Thyme, crushed 2 teaspoons
    Salt ½ teaspoon
    Garlic, finely chopped 6 cloves
    Onion, puréed or finely chopped 1 cup
    Vinegar ¼ cup
    Brown sugar 3 tablespoons
    Chicken, skinless (4 breasts, 4 drumsticks) 8 pieces
    1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. Combine all ingredients except chicken in large bowl. Rub seasoning over chicken.
    3. Marinate in the refrigerator for 6 or more hours.
    4. Evenly space chicken on nonstick or lightly greased baking pan.
    5. Cover with aluminum foil and bake 40 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking for an additional 30-40 minutes or until the meat can be easily pulled away from the bone with a fork. The drumsticks may require less cooking time than the breasts.
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