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Gluten Free Caribbean Jerk Chicken Recipe

I love takeout night. I love to sit on the couch in my jammies and binge-watch Netflix while eating decadent food that someone else prepared. This Jerk Chicken is a re-creation of some of my favorite takeout meals with much healthier ingredients. 

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Gluten Free Caribbean Jerk Chicken Recipe

I love takeout night and this Jerk Chicken is a re-creation of some of my favorite takeout meals but with much healthier ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Caribbean
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 488kcal


  • 5 pound roaster chicken cleaned (skinned, if desired)
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground all spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons kosher or fine sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Juice of 3 limes
  • White rice for serving
  • 2 limes cut into wedges, for serving


  • Use a 6-quart slow cooker. Place the chicken into the slow cooker insert, breast side down.
  • In a small bowl, combine sugar and all seasonings. Rub the spice mixture all over the chicken, inside and out. Pour the lime juice over the chicken.
  • Cover, and cook on low for 6-7 hours, or on high for 4 hours. The meat should reach 165°F on an instant-read thermometer.
  • Serve with rice and lime wedges.


Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Caribbean Jerk Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 488 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 189mg63%
Sodium 929mg39%
Potassium 465mg13%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 1940IU39%
Vitamin C 12.2mg15%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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