Today's Flavor with Chef Nikki Shaw

Blog > Today's Flavor with Chef Nikki Shaw > Fun Friday JAMAICA-ME-CRAZY JERK CHICKEN


8 chicken thighs, boneless/skinless 
1 cup red onion, chopped 
¼ cup scallions, chopped 
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped 
1 teaspoon sea salt 
2 teaspoons brown sugar 
½ teaspoon allspice 
½ teaspoon cinnamon 
½ teaspoon nutmeg 
1 scotch bonnet or habanero pepper, chopped 
1 teaspoon black pepper 
2 tablespoons soy sauce 
1 tablespoon olive oil 
1 tablespoon vinegar 
½ 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 & 
thoroughly 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, turning 
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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