Simple Caribbean Jerk Chicken

I like jerk chicken but often don’t have all the exotic ingredients. This simplifies the mix by using dry Italian dressing. Yummy on the Grill!

I love the hint of the cinnamon flavor. This is a recipe I will make again and again.

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Simple Caribbean Jerk Chicken

Serves 6


1 envelope Italian salad dressing mix
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon thyme
1⁄2 teaspoon ground red pepper
2 1⁄2 lbs chicken pieces


Mix all ingredients except chicken in bowl. Pour over chicken.

Cover and marinate 1 hour or over night in fridge.



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