Caribbean Spiced Roast Chicken

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

I haven't made this yet but am keeping it here for safe keeping

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 F or 165°C.
  2. In a small bowl combine lime juice,rum and brown sugar. Set aside.
  3. Mix together all the spices. Place chicken in a roasting pan and Brush with the oil then rub in the spice mixture.
  4. While chicken is roasting baste with the juice, rum ,sugar mixture every 15 -20 minutes.
  5. roast for about 90 minutes or until meat thermometer reads 180 when placed in the thickest part of the thigh or juice run clear.
  6. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before carving.


Most Helpful

You can really smell the cinnamon in the seasoning. I thought that it might be dominant in the flavor, but all the seasonings blended well and the chicken was so juicy. DS declared the skin the best part! Next time I may add just a tad more cayenne for a little more heat though. Great recipe, Wicked! Made for ZWT5 for Saucy Senoritas.

TheGrumpyChef May 31, 2009

Prepared for our Easter Dinner. We liked it OK, but may not make it again right away.

Colorado Lauralee April 13, 2009

Wow! This was just fabulous. The spice rub was so tasty, with just the right blend of assorted spices. And the lime and rum baste was very tasty and topped off the roasting process just perfectly. This is one dish that I will definitely make often. The chicken was very moist and so fork-tender, so there was no need to really carve the roasting chicken. Rather, it just sort of fell right off the bone and onto the platter. Many many thanks, wicked cook 46. Made for "Every Day Is A Holiday" tag game.

NorthwestGal February 04, 2009

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