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Lake Sinclair Jerk Chicken
Recommended Brew: Jolly Scot Scottish Ale, Appalachian Brewing Company, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania USA
Style: Scottish Ale – Deep Garnet color – A malty ale, touched with a bit of sweetness, with a medium-light mouth feel and light, dry finish.
3 to 3-1/2 lb. whole chicken
2 tablespoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
½ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
6 oz. Jolly Scot Scottish Ale
1/3 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon cornstarch
¼ C. water
Preheat 5-quart electric cooker to 375 degrees.
Mix together Caribbean jerk seasoning, dried thyme, poultry seasoning, and salt. Rinse chicken. Pat dry. Rub chicken generously with seasoning mixture.
In preheated cooker, melt butter. Add chicken to brown, turning for even color on all sides.
Turn breast side up. Pour Jolly Scot Scottish Ale over chicken. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook for 1 hour or until chicken is cooked through and no pink remains. Internal temperature with meat thermometer should be 180 degrees F. or higher.
Stir in heavy cream. Dissolve cornstarch in water. Add to Jolly Scot sauce to thicken. Heat through and serve.
Serving suggestions: Scrub potatoes and slice in 1/4 inch wafers, toss lightly with olive oil, season with sea salt, fresh ground pepper, savory, celery seed, parsley and paprika. Then saute until lightly browned on all sides. Add cherry tomatoes during last 3 minutes and heat through.
*Health Benefit: Rich in protein, B-complex vitamins, iron, zinc, pantothenic acid, vitamin F, vitamin K