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Grilled Jerk Chicken Skewers

Serves: 6
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Zesty island spice gives this easy jerk chicken lots of bold flavor. If that isn’t enough these skewers are topped with simple yet flavorful condiments.… Juicy green grape salsa with a jalapeno kick and a sweet & tangy honey lime yogurt with mint. This is sure to be your new summer favorite!


Jerk Chicken

  • 1 ½ lbs. Bell & Evans Chicken Tenders (approximately 16 pieces)
  • 1 T Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 ½ tsp Ground Ginger
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Ground Cloves
  • 1 tsp Sweet or Hot Paprika
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper
  • 8 Skewers NOTE: If using Bamboo, pre-soak in water for 30 minutes to an hour to prevent burning

Green Grape Salsa:

  • 2 Cups Green Grapes, quartered lengthwise
  • ½ Green Bell Pepper, finely diced
  • 2 Scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 Jalapeno, cored, seeded & finely diced
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Honey Lime Yogurt Sauce

  • 2 Cups Whole Milk Yogurt
  • 2 T – 4T Honey, sweetened to your liking
  • 1 Lime, zested & juiced
  • Fresh Mint, roughly chopped, add to taste


  1. Prepare salsa by combining all ingredients in a bowl until well blended. Season with salt & pepper, to taste.
  2. Prepare yogurt by combining all ingredients in a bowl until well blended.
  3. Mix all jerk spices in a bowl until well blended.
  4. Season chicken tenders with the spice mix.
  5. Thread 2 tenders onto each skewer.
  6. On a preheated grill (medium to high heat) grill chicken skewers on both sides until golden brown and thoroughly cooked to an internal of 170°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Remove from heat and serve with salsa and yogurt.


  1. says:

    Easy recipe that makes a great starter for a party menu!

  2. says:

    Nice chicken recipes

  3. says:

    I used 2 packs of Bell & Evans Boneless skinless Chicken Thighs instead of Tenders. I’m somewhat new to grilling and the thighs are much harder to overcook since they’re so tender and juicy. I doubled the dry rub recipe and it was perfect for 2 packs of thighs.

    Instead of honey, I added 1 TB of Sweet Chili Sauce and 2TB of mayonnaise to the dipping sauce and it was slightly runny. Next time, I’ll add half of the lime juice and 2TB of Sweet Chili Sauce. Either way, it’s going to be a weekly staple at my house for sure!

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