Jamaican-Style BBQ Chicken

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 h 35 min
  • Marinate Time 1 h
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Compliments Ginger Ale 250 mL
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme 30 mL
  • 2 tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • 2 tbsp lime juice 30 mL
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce 30 mL
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt, pepper, ground cinnamon and allspice 2 mL each
  • 3 lb bone-in, skin-on chicken pieces (breast, thigh or leg) 1.5 kg
  • 1/2 cup Sensations by Compliments Spirited Mickie Dark & Stormy Rum-Spice BBQ sauce 125 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    In large bowl, stir together ginger ale, thyme, oil, lime juice, soy sauce, garlic, salt, pepper, cinnamon and allspice. Add chicken; turn to coat. Cover and marinate in fridge 1 to 4 hr.

  • Step 2

    Cook chicken on grill preheated to medium, 20 to 25 min., or until thickest part of meat reaches 165°F (74°C) on an instant-read thermometer. Turn chicken pieces often. In last 2 min. of grilling, brush with Spirited Mickie Dark & Stormy Rum-Spice BBQ sauce

Tip

Alternatively, bake chicken on parchment paper-lined baking sheets in preheated 400˚F (200˚C) oven for 20 min. Brush with barbecue sauce and bake another 8 to 10 min., or until thickest part of meat reaches 165°F (74°C) on an instant-read thermometer.

Shred any leftover chicken, stirring in more barbecue sauce, to serve in buns.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):
  • Calories 460
  • Fat 23 g
  • Saturated Fat 6 g
  • Carbs 14 g
  • Sugar 12 g
  • Protein 50 g
  • Cholesterol 225 mg
  • Fibre 0
  • Sodium 570 mg