Grilled Jamaican Jerk Chicken Sandwiches

Man oh man, these grilled Jamaican jerk chicken sandwiches disappeared fast. I used my preferred chicken meat, thighs, instead of breasts, but you can certainly use white meat instead. I would recommend butterflying the breasts or just cutting them thin (and to a consistent thickness so they cook evenly). No matter what you use, these sandwiches are nicely spiced, crazy tender and perfectly moist. I wouldn’t change a thing about them.Grilled Jamaican Jerk Chicken Sandwiches

I used some The Shizzle jerk marinade. It is my favorite. They also make a hot version that I love (it is called Voodoo Hot for a reason!).

Also try my grilled Malibu chicken sandwiches.

Grilled Jamaican Jerk Chicken Sandwiches

Course Main
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 25 minutes
Servings 8
Author Mike



  • Let the chicken marinade for at least 4 hours (and up to 24 hours).
  • Fire up your grill for direct and indirect cooking.
  • Shake off any excess marinade from the chicken and place over direct heat. Sear for a few minutes, then rotate 90 degrees and cook another 2 minutes or until you get those perfect grill marks. Flip and cook another 2 minutes. Remove to indirect heat and cook until done.
  • Lightly toast the buns on the grill.
  • Assemble the sandwiches by topping buns with chicken and slaw.

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