Jerk Rotisserie Chicken

Jerk Rotisserie Chicken

Normally you don’t want to be caught jerking off around the grill, but here’s a rare exception. This Jerk Rotisserie Chicken is a crowd pleaser and packs a ton of flavor into a traditionally bland piece of poultry.

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Jerk Rotisserie Chicken

Recipe by BacusBBQ
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

24

hours 
Cooking time

20

minutes
Calories

kcal

Chicken thighs and drums soaked overnight in a spicy jerk marinade, spun over hot coals, and nestled over a mixture of pineapple, rice, and cilantro.

Ingredients

  • 4 4 chicken thighs (skin on) - typical for 1 pack

  • 3-5 3-5 chicken drumsticks

  • 2 cups 2 white rice (cooked)

  • 1-2 cups 1-2 chopped pineapple

  • 4 tbsp 4 chopped cilantro

  • Jerk Seasoning
  • 1 tsp 1 salt

  • 1 tsp 1 pepper

  • 1/2 tbsp 1/2 garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 onion powder

  • 1 tsp 1 cayenne pepper

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 spanish paprika

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 five spice

  • 1 tsp 1 brown sugar

  • 1 tsp 1 thyme dried

  • 1 tsp 1 red pepper flakes

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 cinnamon ground

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 clove ground

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 cumin ground

  • Marinade
  • 1/2 1/2 white onion chopped

  • 8 8 green onions (roots trimmed off)

  • 6 cloves 6 garlic peeled

  • 4 4 jalapenos cored and stems removed

  • 4 tbsp 4 jerk seasoning

  • 2 tbsp 2 ginger ground

  • 2 tbsp 2 apple cider vinegar

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 orange juice

  • 2 tbsp 2 golden mountain sauce

  • 1 1 lime (juiced)

Directions

  • Mix all ingredients for the jerk seasoning and set aside.
  • Add all of the marinade ingredients into a blender. Blend until it becomes a liquid. Using a bowl or ziploc bag, combine the marinate with the chicken. Mix thoroughly. Ensure the marinade gets underneath the skin. Cover and set in the refrigerator overnight.
  • The next day remove the chicken from the refrigerator, pat dry, and set aside at room temperature for roughly 30 minutes.
  • Set up your grill for a rotisserie and heat the coals till they gray over.  Place the chicken in a rotisserie basket, set over the grill, and cook for roughly 15-20 minutes.
  • While the chicken is cooking, prepare a mixture of white rice, chopped pineapple, and chopped cilantro. Set aside.
  • Remove the chicken from the rotisserie and let rest for 5 minutes, Serve over a plate of the rice mixture and dig in.


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