Simple Jerk Chicken

I found this meal idea years ago and have used it ever since.  It is a simple recipe for those nights when you don’t have a lot of time.  This chicken .  It goes well topped with a mango salsa (mango, red onion, jalapeno, lime juice, cilantro and an optional ingredient is blueberries.  The mango salsa makes it light and refreshing.  This is a must in our house during the warmer months (into fall).  When I made this recently, I served it with spaghetti squash  instead of mango salsa.  It transformed the meal into more of a fall dish than a summer dish.


  • 3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp. ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp. table salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper, or to taste (I usually double the cayenne, but used one minced Thai chili pepper instead)
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken (thighs, breasts, or a combo)

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