For our cultural food lovers who choose to provide their family with meals reflective of some of the amazingly beautiful West Indian islands such as, but not limited to: Jamaica, Barbados, Haiti, St. Croix, Trinidad and Tobago, as well as the Central Americas: Panama, Belize, Honduras, Guyana, and Costa Rica. Below is a delicious Jerk Chicken dish that I made last night following the instructions from Allrecipes.com
So what’s the history on Jerk Chicken? Well for starters, did you know that Jerk Chicken dates back to the 17th Century.
You didn’t know that? Good, me neither.
According to About.com under Home Cooking – Jerk Chick:
“The term jerk is said to come from the word charqui, a Spanish term for jerked or dried meat, which eventually became jerky in English.”
MOMMYNOIRE Community, are you ready to cook-up some Jerk, so you can introduce, if you haven’t already, your older children to the diverse food cultures of the world?
If so, hit the flip for the ingredients and instructions: