Paleo Jerk Chicken

Paleo Jerk Chicken
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 8 - 10
A nice change from same-old grilled chicken. Marinate the day before and throw it on the barbeque for some authentic jerk flavor! This recipe is a large batch, designed for a summer party.
  • 3 Habaneros (less if you want less heat!)
  • 8 scallions
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon ground allspice
  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
  • 2" fresh ginger root, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 small lime, juiced, plus 2 limes, cut in wedges, reserved
  • 2 large free range hens, 2 -3 pounds each, broken down
  1. Combine all ingredients except chicken in mini prep food processor
  2. Whiz to combine until a paste is formed
  3. Using a pastry brush, spread the paste on all the chicken pieces and place in a large, flat glass or ceramic dish.
  4. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  5. Prepare your outdoor grill and when hot, place chicken over the flames.
  6. Cook, flipping at least once, until internal temp = 160F.
  7. Remove from grill and tent with foil
  8. Serve with lime wedges on a bed of your favorite greens