Spicy Jerk Chicken and Potatoes

Spicy Jerk Chicken and Potatoes

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Serving: 6

A Jamaican vacation might not be in your near future, but you can still enjoy the flavors of the island with this recipe for Spicy Jerk Chicken and Potatoes. You can purchase Jerk seasoning in most stores or search our site for a great do-it-yourself recipe. As with most "whole chicken" recipes, you can decrease cooking time by using chicken pieces instead. Enjoy!


  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
  • 3- 3 1/2 pound whole fryer chicken
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 baking potatoes, cut legthwise into fourths


  1. Place chicken in a roasting pan and brush with 1 tablespoon of oil.
  2. Rub entire chicken with 2 tablespoons of jerk seasoning.
  3. Toss potatoes in remaining oil and sprinkle lightly with jerk seasoning.
  4. Place potatoes around chicken.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 hour or until done.