Caribbean Jerk Chicken Healthy Recipe

Caribbean Jerk Chicken




Yield 4 -6

A delicious and healthy jerk chicken recipe.



  1. Mix red onion, dried thyme, allspice,cinnamon, pepper, salt, nutmeg, green onion and butter and rum/vinegar in the food processor until it forms a paste (about 10 seconds)
  2. Cut the lime in half and squeeze the juice over the chicken and rub in.
  3. Rub the jerk seasoning paste over the chicken halves. Marinate at least a few hours or overnight if you can.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  5. Place chicken on a large roasting dish and place in oven.
  6. Peel and chop zucchini/squash, onion and green apple into bite sized pieces and coat with coconut oil or olive oil. Add additional spices if desired. I sprinkled with a dash of cinnamon, salt, pepper and thyme to mimic the jerk flavor.
  7. Place on a large baking sheet and place in oven.
  8. Cook both for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until chicken is cooked through. Check vegetables at 30 minutes and remove if needed.
  9. Remove chicken, let sit 10 minutes, remove from bone and serve with vegetables.
  10. Enjoy!

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Recipe by Wellness Mama® at