Try this easy baked Jamaican Jerk Chicken made from scratch and I am sure you will fall in love with this Caribbean traditional dish. Here is how to make Jerk Chicken Recipe.

Jerk Chicken

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Caribbean
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 348 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Try this easy baked Jamaican Jerk Chicken made from scratch and I am sure you will fall in love with this Caribbean traditional dish. Here is how to make Jerk Chicken Recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Onion Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Chopped
  • 1 Spring Onion Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Thyme
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tbsp Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Orange Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp All Spice Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • Scotch Bonnet Pepper Seeds removed
  • 3-4 Chicken Breast Boneless

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients except chicken breast in a blender and blend until smooth.

  2. Add the chicken breast in a zip lock bag along with the marinade.

  3. Seal the bag and coat the chicken breast nicely with the marinade.

  4. Pre heat the oven to 350 Degrees F (180 Degrees C)

  5. Place the chicken breast on a baking tray and bake for 40-50 minutes until the juices run clear and the internal temperature reaches 165-170 Dress F.

  6. Meanwhile the chicken is cooking, add the remaining marinade in a pan and simmer for 10-12 minutes until it is slightly thick like a dipping sauce.

  7. Remove the tray from the oven and let the chicken rest for 5 minutes.

  8. Transfer the cooked chicken on a serving plate and cut into slices. 

  9. Serve with the reduced marinade.

Nutrition Facts
Jerk Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 348 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 1283mg 53%
Potassium 717mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 37g 74%
Vitamin A 3.9%
Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 2.7%
Iron 6.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.