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Grilled Spiced Apple Jamaican Jerk Chicken

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6


  • 3 lbs chicken breasts, thighs and drumsticks
  • 1 Tbs fresh chopped ginger
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1-3 habaneros or jalapenos stemmed and seeded (use gloves)
  • 2 Tbs soy sauce
  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs salt
  • 2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 3/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups R.W. Knudsen Cider and Spice


  • Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.
  • Put chicken into a couple of large zip lock bags and divide marinade between them. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat gas grill to medium heat.
  • Remove chicken from marinade.
  • Grill until chicken is cooked through and well browned on all sides, 20-30 minutes.

Nutrition note: Nutrition calculation based on 2 jalapenos.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 232
  Calories from Fat 89 (38%)
(15%)Total Fat 10g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(23%)Cholesterol 69mg
(60%)Sodium 1448mg
(9%)Potassium 329mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
(3%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 10g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(44%)Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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