Recipe: Grilled Jamaican “Jerk” Chicken
Grilled Jamaican "Jerk" Chicken
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Jamaican jerk is the perfect flavor for summer

This recipe comes from the JLO Art of Cooking Junior League of Ogden Cookbook.


10 boneless skinless chicken breasts

1 onion, diced

1 green pepper, diced

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup vegetable oil

2 teaspoons chili powder

2 teaspoons garlic powder

2 teaspoons onion salt

2 teaspoons basil

2 teaspoons thyme

2 teaspoons seasoned salt

2 teaspoons crushed red pepper

2 teaspoons cumin

2 teaspoons coriander

2 teaspoons ginger

2 teaspoons black pepper

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground cloves

1 teaspoon allspice

1 teaspoon cayenne

1 teaspoon salt


Pound chicken to tenderize. Mix onion, green pepper, oil, sugar and all seasonings in bowl; add chicken to marinate. Cover and refrigerate for four hours or overnight. Grill until just done. Do not overcook. 

Servings: 10