Easy Jerk Chicken Drumsticks

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*Prices good through 2/23/21.

  • Serves: 4-6 servings
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 Hour

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Rocky Chicken Drumsticks
  • 1/4 c. Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 c. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/4 c. Light Soy Sauce
  • 2 Habanero or Scotch Bonnet Peppers, seeds removed (if desired) & finely chopped
  • 1 Yellow Onion, sliced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Ginger, finely minced
  • 1 tbsp. Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. Ground Allspice
  • 1/4 tsp. Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. Ground Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Ground Black Pepper
  • Steamed Rice (for serving)

Instructions

  1. To make the marinade, combine all ingredients except chicken in a large, non-reactive bowl, stirring well to mix in spices. Submerge all drumsticks completely in the marinade, then cover tightly with plastic wrap. Refridgerate and allow chicken to marinate for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.

  2. When ready to cook, preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a baking tray with a fitted rack. Remove drumsticks from marinade, shaking them to remove excess, then lay in a single layer on prepared rack. Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour or until drumsticks register 165 degrees at the thickest point; turn drumsticks halfway through cooking. Serve over or with steamed rice.

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