Jerk Chicken Kebabs

  • Preparation Time20 mins
  • Cooking Time10 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
1 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup fresh thyme sprigs
1 tablespoon ground allspice
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
3 cloves garlic
3 green onions, chopped
One 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
1 lime, juiced
1 red onion, chopped
1 Scotch bonnet pepper
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
Mango Salsa, recipe follows

For the Mango Salsa

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon minced ginger
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
2 green onions, diced
1 English cucumber, diced
1 mango, diced

In a food processor, combine the orange juice, olive oil, soy sauce, thyme, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, garlic, green onions, ginger, lime juice, onions, peppers and some salt and pepper; puree until smooth. Add all but 1/4 cup of the mixture in a 1-gallon plastic resealable bag. Add the chicken to the bag and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours. Heat the grill to medium-high. Skewer the chicken pieces and grill on one side for about 5 minutes. Flip and grill the other side until cooked through and grill marks appear. Top with the Mango Salsa and serve with the 1/4 cup reserved (unused) marinade as a dipping sauce.

Mango Salsa:

In a medium bowl, combine the lime juice, sugar, ginger and hot sauce. Mix thoroughly and add the green onions, cucumber and mango. Toss and refrigerate for 1 hour.

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