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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken
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  • Makes: 10 servings

Turn up the heat with this spicy and savory chicken dish! Packed with aromatics and spices this chicken dish is bursting with flavor! Serve with a side of rice and a fresh tossed salad.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (ground)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons allspice (ground)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper (ground)
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper (crushed, dried)
  • 2 teaspoons oregano (crushed)
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper (chopped)
  • 1/3 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 garlic clove (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup onion (pureed or finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 8 pieces of chicken, skinless (4 drumsicks, 4 breasts)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

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

3. Space chicken evenly on non-stick or lightly greased baking pan.

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

Notes

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Source: US Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Heart Healthy Home Cooking: African American Style

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 breast or 2 small drumsticks (104g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 150
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 68 mg
Sodium 177 mg
Carbohydrates 4 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 25 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 31 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 256 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 150
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 8 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 16 mg
Cholesterol 68 mg
Carbohydrates 4 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 25 g
Minerals
Calcium 31 mg
Potassium 256 mg
Sodium 177 mg
Copper 61 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 28 mg
Phosphorus 191 mg
Selenium 22 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 9 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 2 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 7 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 11 mg
Choline 70 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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2 3/4 ounces

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