Grilled Spiced Apple Jamaican Jerk Chicken

  • Prep Time:
    15 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    30 minutes

  • Yield:
    6 servings


  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh gingerroot
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 medium red onion chopped
  • 2-3 habanero or jalapeño peppers stemmed and seeded*
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups R.W. Knudsen Family® Cider & Spice Juice
  • 3 pounds chicken pieces (breast halves, thighs, drumsticks)
  • non-stick cooking spray


  1. PLACE all ingredients except chicken pieces in blender container. Blend until smooth. Add chicken pieces to two large resealable food storage bags. Divide marinade between bags. Seal and refrigerate overnight.
  2. COAT grill grate generously with cooking spray. Heat grill to medium. Remove chicken from marinade, discard marinade. Grill chicken, turning occasionally until internal temperature reaches 165ºF, about 20 to 30 minutes.
  3. *Use gloves to stem and seed peppers.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
Calories Per Serving: 180
Total Fat Grams: 7g
Calories From Fat Grams: 60
Saturated Fat Grams: 2g
Saturated Fat Grams Percent Daily Value: 10%
Cholesterol: 75mg
Cholesterol Percent Daily Value: 25%
Sodium: 440mg
Sodium Percent Daily Value: 18%
Carbohydrates: 4g
Carbohydrates Percent Daily Value: 1%
Sugars: 3g
Protein: 26g
Vitamin A Percent Daily Value: 2%
Calcium Percent Daily Value: 2%
Vitamin C Percent Daily Value: 10%
Iron Percent Daily Value: 6%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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