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Jerk Chicken Skewers

The heavyweight champion of spicy foods, these skewers will knock your socks off and leave you craving more.

food

Jerk Chicken Skewers

The heavyweight champion of spicy foods, these skewers will knock your socks off and leave you craving more.

Ingredients

Jerk Seasoning

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 green onions, roughly chopped
  • 2 fresh Scotch bonnet, stemmed and seeded
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Jerk Chicken on Lemongrass Skewers

  • 4 lemongrass stalks
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • Serve with natural greek yogurt and lime wedges

Steps

Jerk Seasoning

  1. Blend all seasoning ingredients in a food processor.

Jerk Chicken on Lemongrass Skewers

  1. Start by slicing the lemongrass skewer into halves.
  2. Combine jerk seasoning with the chicken in a large bowl. Let sit for 20 minutes in the fridge.
  3. Using wet hands, or gloves, divide the chicken into 8 portions and shape around the end of a lemongrass skewer. Lightly brush the chicken with oil and cook in batches on a hot grill for 8 minutes turning often.