Jamaican Jerk Chicken
1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon (ground) 1 1⁄2 teaspoon allspice (ground) 1 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper (ground) 1 teaspoon hot pepper (crushed, dried) 2 teaspoons oregano (crushed) 1 tablespoon hot pepper (chopped) 2 teaspoons thyme (chopped) 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 6 garlic clove (finely chopped) 1 cup onion (pureed or finely chopped) 1⁄4 cup vinegar 3 tablespoons brown sugar 8 chicken (pieces, skinless 4 drumsicks, 4 breasts)
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Combine all ingredients except chicken in large bowl. Rub seasonings over chicken and marinate in refrigerator for 6 hours or longer.
3. Space chicken evenly on nonstick or lightly greased baking pan.
4. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 40 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking for an additional 30–40 minutes or until the meat can easily be pulled away from the bone with a fork.
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