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Walkerswood Jerk marinade - I get it now

I've made my own jerk marinade for years now and it is a family favorite.

I've heard enough people mention Walkerswood jerk marinade on here and other bbq forums that it seemed like a standard among the grilling crowd.   Any time that jerk chicken came up, someone always praised Walkerswood.  I thought it would be good to try it but didn't want to go through ordering it online.

This weekend I was in Kroger's and saw it on the shelf for $6.99.  I bought it and used it tonight on plain ol' chicken breasts (5 hour marinade).

Grilled them 5 minutes a side at 400f (they were pounded thin) on my large Egg and made jerk chicken sandwiches with them.  Served them with some sweet potato fries and a jerk mayo made with mayo, DP Firewalk, and lime juice. 

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I totally get it now.  Wow that is some good stuff, the whole family raved about it.  It has a flavor and heat that defines jerk.  I was very impressed and can't wait to try it on some wings. 

I should have listened to you guys/gals earlier. 
Knoxville, TN
Nibble Me This

Comments

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,575
    Platter looks better than most restaurants...great job.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,277
    Thanks henapple.  Looks are deceiving, the sweet potato fries were lame.  The recipe I used guaranteed "crispy fries" and they were not.  Tasted good, but texture was not there. 

    But the jerk chicken sandwiches?  They were the tops.
    Knoxville, TN
    Nibble Me This
  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,861
    Great looking dish.  Never heard of the marinade.  Got it on my list.
    Packerland, Wisconsin

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,575
    My wife does "fries" in the oven. Slice, dip in egg and sprinkle with parmesan. Cook to your desired crispness.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,448

    Glad you finally tried it and liked it. Did you taste it before you marinated the chicken? I always thought the heat ends up cooking out of it in the end. I'd prefer a bit more heat, but its not bad in a pinch.

    Richardson, Texas

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  • FockerFocker Posts: 3,390

    Walkerswood is good stuff.  Found it at the local asian grocer for $3.99 a bottle.  Thanks for the reminder to restock.

    Nice basket Chris.

    B-)
    Brandon
    Quad Cities

  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    Nice looking basket! Walkerswood Mild Jerk is tasty on wings! It is plenty hot for me but I can't handle much heat.

    I have a jar of their Hot & Spicy Jerk (made with scotch bonnets) that I'm almost afraid to try.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
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