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chicken skewers + spices + hand

Jerk Chicken Thigh Skewers

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 skewers 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Description

Fire up the grill for some sizzling flavor! Inspired by Manhattan street food, Jerk Chicken Thigh Skewers add a kick to your cookout.


Ingredients

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For the Jerk Seasoning:

  • 2 tsp dry chives
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp dark red paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 1 tsp all spice
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp dehydrated onion flakes
  • 2 tsp thyme
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp black pepper

For the chicken:

  • 2 limes
  • 1 C chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 C olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs

Instructions

  1. Cut all chicken thighs in half lengthways
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine juice of limes, cilantro and oil.
  3. Marinate the chicken thighs for at least 2 hours.
  4. Remove chicken thighs and place on skewers. Coat both sides heavily with Jerk spice mixture and grill on open flame until cooked to at least 165°.

Keywords: chicken, skewers, street food, thighs, jerk, jerk chicken, spices, grilling, cookout

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