Jamaican Chicken Thighs

Jamaican Chicken Thighs Recipe
Randy Mayor
Reasonably priced chicken thighs make a Caribbean-accented meal when seasoned with classic island spices and sautéed. Serve alongside peaches tossed with lime juice or fresh pineapple with cilantro.


4 servings (serving size: 2 thighs)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 175
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 5.5 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 27.5 g
Carbohydrate 2.2 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 115 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 265 mg
Calcium 22 mg


2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs
Cooking spray


Combine first 9 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub spice mixture evenly over chicken. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken, and cook 5 minutes on each side or until done.

Robyn Webb,

Cooking Light

May 2005