Caribbean Chicken

Total Time:
8 hr 30 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
8 hr
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup orange juice, fresh
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped thyme leaves
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeno, seeded, diced
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated or chopped ginger
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 chicken breasts, bone and skin on
  • Lime wedges
Directions

Puree all ingredients except chicken in food processor. Add marinade and chicken to re-sealable plastic bag, mix thoroughly and let marinate, refrigerated, for 4 to 8 hours.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Heat grill to high, remove excess marinade from chicken and place on grill. Grill each side of chicken for 3 to 4 minutes then place on a pan and finish in the oven for 15 minutes.

Squeeze a lime wedge over each piece of chicken and serve.


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I followed the recipe to the T, marinaded the chicken for 6 hours, cooked it according to recipe. The chicken had no flavor at all. It would of tasted better with some simple jerk seasoning. Will not make again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Everyone loved it. Was very easy to make and was very delicious. I did use more jalapeno though and lime juice. I also cut up some onions and bell peppers and put under the chicken and just baked it all together! I will definitely cook this many more times. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My husband was groaning over the chicken. I was impressed. I marinated 19 hours. I could only find chicken thighs instead. Cost about $5.00 for three adult portions. I didn't bother taking the lime skin, I used the juice instead. I oven baked 375 for 50 minutes. It was very good and healthy. Must try. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My loved this recipe it was a hit at my memorial day cookout. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Really good, grilled up beautifully. Could use more jalapeno and allspice. Also added juice from the zested lime to the marinade. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Marinade smelled fantastic after I blended it in the food processor, but it didn't stick to the chicken at all during the grilling process. It marinated for about 6 hours, but it didn't have much flavor after it was grilled. Not a fan. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a good recipe. Not authentic...it's been Americanized, but still good. The chicken had a great look and texture. Also, it took longer to cook in the oven. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I think marinating is probably the key. I didn't have much time so it only marinated for a couple of hours. The skin was really tasty but the chicken itself was not as flavorful. Will definitely make again with more time. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Freakin' aweome recipe. Chicken took much longer to cook in oven. I had read the reviews prior to making chicken so I did expect that. I left the skin on even though I have never done that. It gave it a moist flavorful texture. Also, per recipe, I grilled it on grill pan prior to oven and it gave it a great taste! This was family hit. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Dude, so easy and yummy! Let it marinate for 24 hours due to crazy rain in June on the Nor Cal coast. Then cooked it entirely on the grill. it was so delicious and made the fog fade away and the rythem of carribean drums seem that much closer. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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