Jerk chicken #3

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Jerk rub
1 Chicken
1 Onion; finely chopped
½ cup Finely chopped scallion
2 teaspoons Fresh thyme leaves
2 teaspoons Salt
1 teaspoon Allspice (BTW; in Jamaica, allspice is called "pimento")
¼ teaspoon Ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon Cinammon (up to)
6 Hot peppers; finely ground (Habanero ideal; otherwise Jalepeno)
1 teaspoon Black pepper

JERK RUB

Rub jerk on Chicken. Cook. Eat. Have plenty of cold beer handy, preferably Red Stripe.

Now the trick is obviously in the jerk rub. You can make your own or buy a jar. Jerk is available in Caribean stores. Watch out, there is some phony stuff appearing in supermarkets which is nothing like real Jerk Seasoning.

To make your own jerk rub: Mix together to make a paste (food processor ideal). Smear all over chicken pork fish whatever. Let sit for a while.

Keep leftover rub in a jar in the frig.

Charlie Byrne * University of Miami * Div of Marine Biology and Fisheries CHILE-HEADS ARCHIVES

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