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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Time 20 minutes

This is probably one of the easiest recipes to make  – but the taste will make it seem like you spent the whole day making this amazing Jamaican Jerk Chicken recipe. Just a few ingredients and some diced up fruits and BOOM…you’ve got dinner that will make your friends and family think you’re a culinary rockstar! 

Jamaican Jerk Chicken | Spiceologist

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe

Makes 4 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken thighs, bone-in
  • 4 tablespoons Jamaican Jerk Rub
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 avocados, peeled, pitted and sliced thin

Black Bean Mango Salsa

  • 1 – 15oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium mango, peeled & diced
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar

Instructions:

  1. Rub chicken thighs on all sides with Jamaican Jerk Spice Rub and set aside.
  2. Make the salsa: add all salsa ingredients to a medium bowl and toss to combine. Set aide.
  3. Preheat grill to 400ºF. Using a cast-iron skillet, drizzle with 2 tablespoons avocado oil and place the seasoned chicken thighs in the skillet. Place on hot grill and cook for 4-6 minutes flipping chicken and cooking for another 4-6 minutes. Continue cooking until the juices run clear when the chicken thigh is pierced.  Serve with sliced avocado and Black Bean Mango Salsa.

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