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Jerk Chicken

Island Delight: Wholesome Jerk Chicken Recipe for a Flavorful & Nutritious Feast


Transport your taste buds to the vibrant Caribbean with our tantalizing Jerk Chicken recipe, crafted with wholesome ingredients for a dish that's as nutritious as it is delicious. Bursting with aromatic spices and succulent flavors, our take on this classic dish embraces the essence of traditional Jamaican cuisine while prioritizing your health and wellness. Packed with lean protein and a medley of fresh herbs and spices, every bite of our Jerk Chicken is a celebration of flavor and nutrition. Say goodbye to bland meals and hello to a culinary adventure that nourishes your body and soul. Indulge guilt-free in this wholesome delight that's sure to become a staple in your healthy eating repertoire.


Jerk Seasoning mix:


Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp Onion Powder

  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder

  • 1 tbsp Dried Parsley

  • 1 tbsp Coconut Sugar

  • 2 tsps Smoked Paprika

  • 1 1/2 tsps Cayenne Pepper

  • 1 tsp Ground Allspice

  • 1 1/2 tsps Sea Salt

  • 1 tsp White Pepper

  • 1 tsp Dried Thyme

  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes

  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg



Instructions:

Combine all spices into a jar or container with a lid and shake well to combine.


Ingredients:


  • 250 grams Chicken Breast, Cooked (or chicken thighs (boneless))


Marinade:

  • 1 tbsp Jerk Seasoning or as per taste

  • 1 stalk Green Onion (chopped)

  • 1/4 cup Coriander (leaves and stems (washed and chopped))

  • 2 tbsps Lemon Juice

  • 2 tbsps Orange Juice

  • 2 tbsps Coconut Aminos or tamari

  • 1 tsp Paprika (it can be smoked)

  • Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste)

  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)

  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil (may need more for basting for grilling)

Instructions:

  1. Blend coriander leaves, green onions, coconut aminos, lemon and orange juice, jerk seasoning, garlic and paprika in to paste. Season with salt and pepper and marinate the chicken overnight.

  2. Grill the chicken on a hot grill or under the broiler in hot oven for 20-25 minutes until slightly charred and cooked.

  3. Enjoy with side of vegetables and couscous.


Are you following Metabolic Balance Program?


Metabolic Balance ModificationsIn initial phases of metabolic balance replace the juices with combination of apple cider vinegar and balsamic vinegar and use zest of lemon and orange when marinating.


Oils

Other oil considerations: Ghee, grape-seed oil, avocado oil.


Variations:

Use it to season any meat, tofu, tempeh or vegetables.





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