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Jerk chicken when cooked with the right marinade is amazing. The smell and the aroma draws you in and the juices with the different flavours melt in your mouth.
Just thinking about it gives me pleasure.
There are a few options for Jerk Marinade on the market. However, I recommend having the following.
In my opinion, this one is the best. Second to none compared to the ones that I’ve trialled over the years.
The flavour when applied in the right amount infuses the chicken. It is spicy, so you will need to expect a kick from what you are eating.
It’s good to cook the chicken by itself. But when you combine it with vegetables in the oven so it stews (Especially if you add capsicum, onions, and tomatoes), the final result is LUSH.
You won’t regret it.
I usually always kept 2 bottles in my cupboard at a time because I loved it so much. And my work colleagues at the time loved the smell.
This one is nice, but whenever I’ve used it it just seems to have a little something missing. I think there is less salt in this one, so it isn’t as tasty.
You will still get the jerk chicken kick with the spice and peppers.
This one would always be my second choice. I would have to boost the flavour by adding more salt to the mix.
If you would like to try a jerk sauce that has a stronger emphasis on the pepper and spice, then you can opt for the jerk seasoning marinade from The Shizzle, with their Voodoo hot jerk seasoning marinade.
This one is a small brand, which is up and coming. Comes in a sturdy bottle and also has a flavoursome taste.
Grace have been one of the highest profile spice and marinade producers in Jamaica and generally provide high-quality seasonings for meats and vegetables.
The taste is a hit and miss for people. Most likely, if you want a saltier taste, but the spice is lukewarm, then this is probably the ideal option for you.
Do you want the perfect jerk chicken experience?
Below are some essential items that you should use to cook the perfect jerk chicken.
Get the smokey flavour in your jerk chicken.
Learn from others that have perfected the jerk chicken cooking technique.
Make sure your food is well cooked by turning the meat properly with turning tongs.
Keep save with BBQ gloves, which will allow you to cook the meat properly.
Vary the smokey flavour by using different BBQ woods and charcoal.
Check the temperature of your meats while cooking.
Get a complete BBQ set so that you are prepared to BBQ the best jerk chicken.