Jamaican BBQ chicken
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Jamaican BBQ chicken

  • 5 8
  • 270
  • 40min

About this recipe: An easy homemade Jamaican jerk sauce of soy, lime, orange juice and lots of spices makes a mouthwatering marinade for barbecued chicken.

Cathy Anderson


Serves: 3 

  • 1 spring onion, minced
  • 4 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon minced green chilli
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces


Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Combine spring onions, orange juice, ginger, chilli, lime juice, soy sauce, garlic, allspice, cinnamon and cloves. Add chicken, and marinate for 8 hours.
  2. Preheat barbecue for medium heat. Cook chicken until juices run clear, and drizzle with leftover marinade that has been boiled for 2 to 3 minutes.


Allow chicken to marinate for 8 hours or overnight.

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Reviews (9)


Made it healthier. I used chicken breast and cut the fat from 57.2g to virtually none. - 09 Jun 2010

by saf

OMG my husband and I totally loved this chicken!!! Lovely and spicy thanks for uploading this recipe!!! - 20 Aug 2011


When I first tasted this, I thought there was too much cinnamon. I was wrong, it is just right! More chilli should be used. - 18 Jul 2008

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