Jamaican Jerk Raspberry Chicken

Southern Living
Store extra rub in an airtight container for use on all cuts of chicken and pork.
30 appetizer servings


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4 pounds chicken drumettes*
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons Jamaican Jerk Rub
2 cups hickory chips


Rub chicken with oil, and sprinkle with Jamaican Jerk Rub. Cover and chill 4 to 6 hours.

Soak wood chips in water 30 minutes.

Prepare fire by piling charcoal or lava rocks on each side of grill, leaving center empty.

Drain chips; place on a square of heavy-duty aluminum foil. Fold foil to seal; cut several slits in top of packet. Place foil packet on 1 side of coals. Place drip pan between coals. Place rack on grill.

Arrange chicken over medium-hot coals (350° to 400°), and grill, covered with grill lid, 10 to 15 minutes on each side. Place chicken over drip pan, and grill, covered with grill lid, 5 to 6 minutes on each side, brushing often with Raspberry Glaze.

* 4 pounds chicken wings may be substituted for drumettes. Cut off wingtips, and discard; cut wings in half at joint. Continue as directed above.

Jamaican Jerk Raspberry Ribs: Substitute 4 pounds pork back ribs, cut into pieces, for 4 pounds chicken drumettes. Grill as directed for chicken or until ribs are tender.

Created date

December 2000