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sslak 09-26-2013 10:28 AM

What a Jerk!
 
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Jamaican Jerk! Ya Mon!

My first attempt at homemade jerk marinade (and my first documented cook on these forums)! I loosely followed this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZJ7Z9snOaM

It turned out AWESOME...tangy and delicious, the fresh limes make a world of difference compared to what you can buy in a bottle. Seriously...I tasted it out of the blender and I kept wanting to dip my finger back in for another taste! :clap:

The only thing I held back on was the scotch bonnet peppers, I know that's like "the thing" but my fiance doesn't like heat so I used a dried ancho chili instead.

I went kinda nuts and did a 48 hour marinade because we had a busy Saturday planned, I dumped the LEGS in the sauce on Friday night, and kept them in a ziploc in the fridge until Sunday afternoon.

I kept a mason jar of the sauce out of the marinade - gonna save it for JERK WINGS, I think for those I'll kick up the heat!

These went on the WSM at about 320 degrees, cause that's how I roll with poultry, gotta cook hot. I would have liked to get it up around 350 but I got a little excited and put them on too early..didn't wanna finish and have them sitting around getting cold.

These cooked for about an hour and a half, just a small piece of peach wood...didn't want too much smoke.

I'll add another pic later that I took with the Canon for the LEGS THROWDOWN...these are just some cell phone shots.

Raw just put them on, next pic is about 1 hour in, the skin colored up a bit for my final shot..coming when I get back home!

oifmarine2003 09-26-2013 10:30 AM

Looking good so far!

peeps 09-26-2013 10:32 AM

It has been a while since I made jerk chicken (in a crock pot :sad: ) Never tried it on the grill. Adding to my list of things to try.

boaz65 09-26-2013 10:34 AM

I tinks it looks good mon!!!!

BBQDaddio 09-26-2013 10:39 AM

Jerk chicken sounds goooood.

Nice cook

fingerlickin' 09-26-2013 11:19 AM

Those look good enough to enter in a Throwdown. Nicely done! :thumb:

http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=171485

Thermal Mass 09-26-2013 11:26 AM

Mmmm, jerk chicken!:-D

Looks great, good luck in the TD!:thumb:

dano 09-26-2013 12:22 PM

Looks good to me!

sliding_billy 09-26-2013 12:24 PM

Looking good.

jonboy 09-26-2013 05:04 PM

lots of interesting recipes on the site, jerk chicken, curry chicken and goat, cream of pumpkin soup,etc...
thanks for the link.
jon

Diesel Dave 09-26-2013 05:07 PM

Lookin real good, I may have to try this

Fwismoker 09-26-2013 05:16 PM

Oh that looks goooood...))) I've been doing the dry jerk, one of these days i'll try wet.

sslak 09-26-2013 05:41 PM

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And here's the final product!

I totally forgot to get a shot of it all plated up...:loco:

KingRanch450 09-26-2013 05:57 PM

Looks good

bluetang 09-26-2013 06:28 PM

Yup! Way nice:clap:.


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