Foodie Friday First: Jerk Chicken

Jerk chicken: spiced up chicken from Jamaica My first thought is: What a harsh name! Actually, the jerk comes from the same roots as jerky. Also, some folks say that jerking means poking holes in the meat to absorb the flavor. I was inspired to eat this dish after reading about it in Jennifer Weiner's IN HER SHOES. Some books really do make me hungry. Anyway, jerk chicken is extremely flavorful. I love how the spicy and sweet work together to give this meat a kick. Plus, I ate this at a … [Read more...]