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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Chicken and tomatoes in Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jamaican Jerk Chicken has wonderful spices and peppers that will transport you to a whole new, heart healthy taste sensation.


1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1-1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1-1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon chopped hot pepper
1 teaspoon crushed and dried hot pepper
2 teaspoons crushed oregano
2 teaspoons crushed thyme
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 cup onion, pureed or finely chopped
1/4 cup vinegar
3 tablespoons brown sugar
8 pieces skinless chicken (4 breasts, 4 drumsticks)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine all ingredients except chicken in large bowl. Rub seasoning over chicken and marinate in refrigerator for 6 hours or longer.

Evenly space chicken on nonstick or lightly greased baking pan.

Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 40 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking for an added 30 to 40 minutes or until the meat can be easily pulled away from the bone with a fork.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 6 servings.
Serving size: 1/2 breast or 2 small drumsticks
Calories: 199; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: >1mg; Cholesterol: 81mg; Sodium: 267mg; Carbohydrates: 12g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 28g

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