Sunday, August 3, 2008

Caribbean Chicken

We served this with brown rice, and yellow squash cooked with bell peppers and onions.

Caribbean Chicken
Recipe courtesy Guy Fieri, 2008
Show: Guys Big Bite
Episode: That Bird's a Jerk

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Inactive Prep Time: 8 hours
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings (we cut the recipe in half)

1 teaspoon allspice
1/4 cup red onion, chopped
1/2 cup green onions, chopped
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup orange juice, fresh
1 tablespoon lime zest
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons freshly chopped thyme leaves
2 tablespoons jalapeno, seeded, diced (we left this out, because I'm a wimp)
2 teaspoons freshly grated or chopped ginger
1 clove garlic
Salt and pepper
4 chicken breasts, bone and skin on
Lime wedges

Puree all ingredients except chicken in food processor.

Add marinade and chicken to re-sealable plastic bag, mix thoroughly and let marinate, refrigerated, for 4 to 8 hours.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Heat grill to high, remove excess marinade from chicken and place on grill.

Grill each side of chicken for 3 to 4 minutes then place on a pan and finish in the oven for 15 minutes.

Squeeze a lime wedge over each piece of chicken and serve.
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