Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Sharon Simpson


This is one of our favorite traditional Jamaican dishes that is also loved worldwide because of its tasty and delicious flavor!

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5-6 persons


15 Min


35 Min


10 chicken legs 2 tsp curried powder 2 tbs cooking oil sprinkle black pepper pinch of salt 2 pegs garlic (crushed) chicken seasoning green onions green bell pepper thyme ginger 3 irish potatoes

Directions Step-By-Step

The chicken should be washed in either vinegar or lime juice water before seasoning. It can be cook as is or each leg chopped into two pieces. Add powdered spices. Tip oil into pot and heat. Then add seasoned chicken. let cook for about 5 mins then add a little water and cover pot to steam for about 10 mins. Then add the rest of the ingredients and and the diced irish potatoes and continue to cook until meat is tender and the juice is thickened. For a spicy pot, add cayenne pepper and a tbs. of coconut milk for flavor!!! This delicious dish can be served with plain white rice and vegetables too!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy