Caribbean Chicken (Marinade)

Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 0 mins

Inspired by jerk chicken for my family and we just love it! Use the seeds in the peppers if you like the heat. Hope you enjoy it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the jalapeño pepper, garlic, vinegar, soy sauce, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, salt and pepper. Coat the chicken breasts and let marinate overnight.
  2. Choose your favorite cooking method to prepare the chicken. We like kabobs on the grill with fruit and veggies.


Most Helpful

This recipe made the most amazingly juicy chicken!! I don't know what it was but the marinade made a "skin" on the meat, keeping the juices sealed in during grilling. The flavour was good - a little salty & not at all hot. I had already discarded the seeds when I saw the note about adding the seeds for some heat. I cooked the breasts whole & wish I had thought to save the peppers from the marinade & fried them up as a little side. Unlike the photo posted by TeresaS, my chicken ended up a very dark brown.

Debbb April 23, 2008

This is outstanding! It has a nice bite to it. I was really surprised that the spices didn't cause it to taste weird. Instead they gave it a smoky flavor. I should have sliced the jalapeños in circles, but no! I sliced them in strips. This is so tender and moist. I cooked them on the grill. Thanks little_wing for posting.

teresas April 11, 2008

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