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8 chicken thighs, boneless/skinless

1 cup red oinion, chopped

1/4 cup scallions, chopped

2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves

1 teaspoon sea salt

2 teaspoons brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon allspice

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1 scotch bonnet or habanero pepper, chopped

1 teaspoon black pepper

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon vinegar

1/2 cup BBQ sauce


1. Place chicken in a large re-sealable plastic bag. In a food processor combine all ingredients except BBQ sauce. Blend for 1 minute until smooth. Pour Jerk marinade into plastic bag & throughly coat chicken. Refrigerate & marinate for 1 to 24 hours.

2. Grill chicken over medium heat for 18-20 minutes, turning halfway through cooking time. Or place chicken on a baking sheet & broil on the bottom rack for 20-25 minutes, truning halfway through cooking time.

3. Brush chicken with BBQ sauce during the last 10 minutes of cooking


servings: 8 / prep time: 90 minutes / cook time: 20-25 minutes

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