Traditional Jerk Chicken done on a grill! perfect for summer time! get your BBQ out and lets get grilling! This recipe is full of spicy flavour and is sooooo delicious you’ll definately have a great time with family and friends with this recipe.



Jerk Chicken

Jerk pan cooking time 35 mins

Normal BBQ : 45 MINS




  • 8 Leg Quarters
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup dark soy sauce
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ½ cup orange juice/pineapple juice
  • 1 tbsp. pimento seeds/ all spice
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon / nutmeg
  • 2 tsp. fresh thyme
  • 3 spring onions (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp. ginger (chopped)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 8 garlic cloves
  • 4-5 scotch bonnet peppers (no seeds)



  1. Firstly you’ll need to wash your chicken with lemon and water then pat dry and set aside
  2. Then you’ll need a blender and blend all these ingredients together for 3 minutes:
  3. 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar, 1/3 cup dark soy sauce, ¼ cup lime juice, ½ cup orange juice/pineapple juice, 1 tbsp. pimento seeds/ all spice, 1 tsp. black pepper, 1 tsp. cinnamon / nutmeg, 2 tsp. fresh thyme, 3 spring onions (chopped), 2 tbsp. ginger (chopped), 1 medium onion (chopped), 8 garlic cloves, 4-5 scotch bonnet peppers (no seeds)
  4. Grab your chicken and poke holes into chicken with a knife, and pour ½ of the jerk marinade onto the meat and massage together, and then put into the fridge to marinate overnight.
  5. Place chicken onto the grill (skin down) and close BBQ Grill lid and cook for 5-7 minutes until it starts to brown.
  6. After 5-7 minutes open the BBQ grill lid and flip the chicken over onto the other side, close the lid and cook for another 5-7 minutes.
  7. Repeat these instruction twice more until chicken is dark brown.
  8. Then move chicken to the sides of the grill and brush Jerk sauce on the top then close the lid and cook for further 5-7.
  9. Open the BBQ grill lid- The chicken should now be ready. Use a BBQ fork and place the chicken onto a tray and cool down for 10 minutes.
  10. Then add chicken to a chopping board and cut chicken into small pieces.

Then serve.