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You're so right, this was so simple and so so yummy. I used boneless chicken breast tenders. I loved the hint of the cinnamon flavor. This is a recipe I will make again and again. Thanks so much for sharing it.
This is a HUGE hit around the household. Can guarantee everyone will be at the table for this one! We use boneless chicken breasts marinated in this overnight... and then combine it with a cucumber dipping sauce. YUMMY!!!
One of my favorites. I have made it many times and sometimes I make it exactly as the recipe sometimes I am more casual on measuring. They turned out to be perfect everytime.
It is not much work to get some ground allspice to substitute for the salad dressing. The foundation of jerk is allspice and scotch bonnet peppers of which this recipe has neither. I'm sure the recipe is tasty as per the reviews but it really is inaccurate to call it jerk, sorry, don't mean to be a...jerk.
Cooked this last weekend. Used bonless skinless thighs. Everyone loved it. My hubby loved it so much he asked me to make it this Labor day weekend.
I did double the recipe and I frooze it in the marinade.
Hands down- this is the BEST chicken marinade for the grill EVER!! The one adaptation which has been huely popular in our house is the fact that I strip the skin off the chicken prior to grilling. The chicken grills so well with the marinade that it becomes the "new skin" on the chicken and is a lot healthier for my family to eat!! Thanks for posting
Very tasty dish and very simple to make, which makes it perfect for adding some variety to a quick workday dinner.
Some reviews here note that this is not "jerk" and some think the cinnamon too strong. For my family, we are not jerk snops and the cinnamon makes it taste tropical, so we just love it.
Will certainly look for a true jerk recipe, but will be using this one again at home and for entertaining.
Excellent recipe!!! I used chicken tenders for the sake of shaving off marinating time (1-1/2 to 2 hrs.), and they turned out beautifully. Served them to my 8 & 4 yr. olds, as well as the neighbors' family, and received rave reviewes. Chicken was pared with a simple romaine salad (cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots & radish), tossed with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing. Today, I thinly sliced the chicken left-overs (originally made 2 batches - all but 3 pieces were left), and served them on top of salad for lunch. Will try with pork chops next, w/ grilled pineapple slices. Thanks for sharing this quick, flavorful, and most excellent recipe! In the box of family favorites :)
A big hit at our house especially with the kids (5 & 2yo). We will be keeping this one for sure.
These are very tasty. I didn't know what to expect from the cinnamon, but it is a great compliment to the chicken. It does not get much more simple than this.