Jamaican Jerk Chicken
1/2 tsp. cinnamon, ground
1 1/2 tsps. allspice, ground
1 1/2 tsps. black pepper, ground
1 tbsp. hot pepper, chopped
1 tsp. hot pepper, crushed, dried
2 tsps. oregano, crushed
2 tsps. thyme, crushed
1/2 tsp. salt
6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 cup onion, puréed or finely chopped
1/4 cup vinegar
3 tbsps. brown sugar
8 pieces chicken, skinless (4 breasts, 4 drumsticks)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine all ingredients except chicken in large bowl.
Rub seasoning over chicken.
Marinate in the refrigerator for 6 or more hours.
Evenly space chicken on nonstick or lightly greased baking pan.
Cover with aluminum foil and bake 40 minutes.
Remove foil and continue baking for an additional 30 to 40 minutes or until the meat can be easily pulled away from the bone with a fork.
The drumsticks may require less cooking time than the breasts.
Makes 6 servings.
Calories 199, Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 81 mg, Sodium 267 mg.