Pineapple Jerk Chicken


If you’re looking for the bold flavors of a good Caribbean Jerk Chicken, especially on a week-night when you’re just not in the mood for too much work in the kitchen – I got the perfect recipe for you. I call this my ‘cheat’ pineapple jerk chicken recipe and it’s requires little work and not too many ingredients. Now you will see me use prepackaged jerk seasoning, but if you’d like to make yours from scratch, check out my recipe for that @ Recipe Index!

You’ll Need…

3 heaping tablespoon jerk seasoning (your fav)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoon dark soy sauce
1/2 scotch bonnet pepper (diced)
4 cloves garlic (diced)
1 can pineapple (chunky)
3 scallions (chopped)
6-8 sprigs thyme
1 heaping tablespoon brown sugar
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 whole chicken (about 5 lbs total)

Note: I used two whole chicken which I cut into pieces. But you’re free to use any cut of chicken you like.

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