Blogs

DeAnna Lee




Calypso Jerk Chicken


I had my first farm to table chicken delivered to the house on Saturday afternoon.  So I got out an old jerk chicken recipe that I haven't made in a really long time.  It needs to marinate overnight, so when you have a little extra time maybe give this recipe a whirl around your BBQ grill!  

Warning:  This IS jerk chicken, so it has the potential to be HOT!  

Calypso Jerk Chicken

1 lb. fresh whole fryer chicken butchered into pieces
1 inch of fresh ginger
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup dark rum 
1/4 cup olive oil 
4-6 garlic cloves
1-2 habenero peppers (1 for Medium heat- 2 for High heat) 
1 tbsp. honey 

Dry ingredients: 

1 tbsp. all spice
1 tbsp. fresh thyme 
1/2 tsp. cayenne
3/4 tsp. nutmeg
3/4 tsp. cinnamon 

In a food processor, add all the wet ingredients from the top list.  Blend until smooth.  

In a separate bowl, mix together the dry ingredients.  Then add them to the food processor wet mixture and blend together. 

Wash and pat dry your chicken.  Place inside a large resealable bag and pour the jerk marinade on top the chicken.  Set on a large plate and refrigerate overnight.  The longer it marinates the yummier it becomes!  So put it in the fridge and forget about it until tomorrow!  :) 

I had a grill master to help me grill the chicken!  Heat your grill to medium/ high heat.

 

Lay chicken breast side down and grill 5 -7 minutes per side or until internal temperature read 165 degrees.  

I served this with a yummy Lime Black Bean &  Corn Salad and Coconut Rice! 





Tags :  
Topics : Hospitality_Recreation
Social :




 
04/08/2013 2:31PM
Calypso Jerk Chicken
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
advertise with us
Blog Archives
Recent Blog Posts
Beauty & The Champ Podcast #17
Seahawks Training Camp starts TODAY! Take a listen to the latest episode of the "Beauty & The Champ" podcast with my co-host, defensive end, Greg Scruggs! Should men wear engagement rings? Women have to wear them, why not men? Would Greg ever...
Read More
Beauty & The Champ Podcast #17
Seahawks Training Camp starts TODAY! Take a listen to the latest episode of the "Beauty & The Champ" podcast with my co-host, defensive end, Greg Scruggs! Should men wear engagement rings? Women have to wear them, why not men? Would Greg ever...
Read More
Weight Loss Wednesday #3 - The Change Begins
I'm two weeks into my training with Karen. The scale hasn't moved nearly as quickly as I'd hoped but I've never been more motivated because something better has happened. I'm noticing my body changing. Fourteen days ago, I walked into the gym...
Read More
Weight Loss Wednesday #3 - The Change Begins
I'm two weeks into my training with Karen. The scale hasn't moved nearly as quickly as I'd hoped but I've never been more motivated because something better has happened. I'm noticing my body changing. Fourteen days ago, I walked into the gym...
Read More
Weight Loss Wednesday #2 - Meet My Trainer
Meet Karen. A woman who walked the same path many women are struggling to simply get on. The path of health, fitness, and happiness. This was Karen at 260 pounds. She made the choice to change. She trained herself down to a healthy weight, losing...
Read More
Blog Categories