Jerk Chicken

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Recipes from Brixton Village

By Miss South

Published 2014

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Jerk chicken is probably the dish most people associate with Caribbean cuisine. The name comes from both the method of cooking on a barbecue known as a jerk drum and the actual seasoning itself. Everyone has a different recipe but allspice and scotch bonnet peppers are essential.

You can jerk pork or fish or even tofu, but chicken is the classic. Cook it on the bone to keep it tender and allow the skin to crisp up. Traditionally served with rice and peas and hot sauce on the side, y