Baked Jerk-Seasoned Chicken Halves

Baked Jerk-Seasoned Chicken Halves
24 servings, 1/2 chicken each


Ingredients Weights Measures
Jerk BBQ Sauce
OPEN PIT Original Restaurant Recipe Barbecue Sauce 4 lb. + 2 oz. 1-1/2 qt.
ground allspice - 1-1/2 Tbsp.
dried thyme leaves - 1 Tbsp.
black pepper - 1 Tbsp.
broiler-fryer chickens (3 lb.each), cut lengthwise in half 36 lb. 12 each


JERK BBQ Sauce: Bring all ingredients to boil in saucepan on medium heat, stirring frequently; simmer on medium-low 2 min. Remove from heat.

PLACE chicken, cut-sides down, in single layer in parchment paper-lined sheet pans. Bake in 350ºF-convection oven 30 to 40 min. or until done (165ºF), brushing evenly with half of the Jerk BBQ Sauce for the last 10 min. Brush with remaining Jerk BBQ Sauce.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Make Ahead
BBQ Sauce mixture can be prepared and refrigerated up to 3 days before using.
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