Jerk Chicken, Tri-Fecta Salad

This chicken is loaded with spice and heat!!!

Jerk Chicken

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Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 1 teaspoon  salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 medium  onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 medium  scallions, chopped
  • 2 Scotch  bonnet chiles, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon  five-spice powder
  • 1 tablespoon  allspice berries, coarsely ground
  • 1 tablespoon  coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon  dried thyme, crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon  freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup  soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon  vegetable oil
  • Two 3 1/2- to 4-pound chickens, quartered


  • In a food processor, combine the onion, scallions, chiles, garlic, five-spice powder, allspice, pepper, thyme, nutmeg and salt; process to a coarse paste. With the machine on, add the the soy sauce and oil in a steady stream. Pour the marinade into a large, shallow dish, add the chicken and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Bring the chicken to room temperature before proceeding.
  • Light a grill. Grill the chicken over a medium-hot fire, turning occasionally, until well browned and cooked through, 40 to 45 minutes. (Cover the grill for a smokier flavor.) Transfer the chicken to a platter and serve.
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