Boston Beach Jerk Chicken

posted by Terrytx 08-09-98 10:40 AM

Boston Beach Jerk Chicken

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Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Chicken Ethnic
Outdoor Cooking

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 (3-1/2 lb) broiler-fryer
1 1/2 cups Wet Jerk Rub -- divided
cooking spray

Wet Jerk Rub
4 cups (1" pieces) green onion
1/4 cup fresh thyme leaves
2 tablespoons veg. oil
1 tablespoon fresh ground pepper
1 tablespoon fresh ground coriander seeds
3 tablespoons grated peeled ginger root
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons fresh ground allspice
1 teaspoon fresh ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
5 cloves garlic -- peeled and halved
3 bay leaves
1 to 2 fresh Scotch bonnet or habanero peppers* -- halved and seeded

For rub:

Place all ingredients in a food processor, and process until a thick paste forms, scraping the sides of the bowl once. Yield: 1-1/2 cups

* 2 to 3 serrano chile peppers can be substituted for the Scotch bonnet

For the Chicken:

Remove and discard giblets from chicken.

Rinse under cool water, and pat dry.

Remove skin, and trim excess fat; split chicken in half lengthwise.

Place in a large shallow dish, and spread 1-1/4 cups Wet Rub over both sides of the chicken.

Cover and marinate in the refrigerator 1 to 4 hrs.

Coat grill rack with cooking spray; place rack on grill over med-hot coals.

Place chicken on rack, and cook 45 min. or until done, turning occasionally and basting with remaining 1/4 cup Wet Rub.

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