Citrus jerk chicken with cornmeal waffles

Preparation time
overnight

Cooking time
1 to 2 hours

Serves
Serves 4

By Andi Oliver

Ingredients

For the citrus jerk chicken

  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 5cm/2in piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • handful fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • handful fresh coriander finely chopped
  • 2 limes, juice only
  • 2 lemons, juice only
  • 2 oranges, juice only
  • 1 scotch bonnet chilli pepper, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp soy or tamari sauce
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • handful fresh thyme, leaves picked and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp English mustard
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • 5 tbsp rum
  • 1tbsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1tbsp ground sea salt
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 10 chicken pieces, thighs and drumsticks
  • 150g/5½oz runny honey

For the cornmeal waffles

  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 500g/1lb 2oz plain four
  • 500g/1lb 2oz finely ground cornmeal
  • 6 tsp sugar
  • 3 free-range eggs, beaten
  • 500ml/18fl oz whole milk

To serve

  • handful lamb’s lettuce
  • 1 orange, peeled and segmented

 

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