Peruvian-Chinese Grilled Chicken

 

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We discovered this absolutely great marinade for grilled chicken recently and I wanted to share because it’s a good one for all those summer BBQs coming around the corner, and really for any time of the year if you turn to your broiler instead. The marinade combines some familiar flavors in a really tasty way: soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, paprika and cumin. It’s actually a pretty interesting cultural and culinary story when you think of it…. the fusion food legacy that came directly out of a Southern Chinese immigration to Peru (mainly Lima) in the early 20th century. I’ve heard from homesick friends from India about their beloved Indian-Chinese food, but Peruvian-Chinese food is a new one for me and a topic I can’t wait to continue to explore. Continue reading

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Sunshine on Your Table: Our Favorite Jamaican Jerk Chicken

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This Jamaican jerk marinade is an amazing way to flavor chicken for a summer cookout, but it’s also a great way to bring a little Caribbean sunshine to your table even during the gray-est, chilly-est months. We’ve tried a great many jerk recipes, but this is our hands down, #1 favorite. The sweet, savory, tangy and spicy blend is so satisfying and just plain “finger licking good”. How good is this jerk chicken on a Caribbean cha cha bowl, in a taco, or just alongside some rice and beans a and a few veggies? Well, you’re just going to have to try it to find out!

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