Rating: 4.5 stars
12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
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A Draper family friend from Haiti inspired this version of Caribbean jerk-style chicken. The chicken marinates quickly and is loaded with flavor.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2004


Credit: Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 2 thighs or 1 breast half)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 12 ingredients in a blender; process until well blended. Pour mixture into a large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; add onion and chicken. Seal bag; marinate in refrigerator 1 to 2 hours, turning bag occasionally.

  • Prepare grill.

  • Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill chicken, covered, 5 minutes on each side or until done. Garnish with parsley and lime slices, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

169 calories; calories from fat 29%; fat 5.4g; saturated fat 1.1g; mono fat 2.5g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 26.1g; carbohydrates 2.6g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 84mg; iron 1.3mg; sodium 287mg; calcium 25mg.