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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Jamaican Jerk Sauce and Cool Cucumber Salad

Jamaican Jerk flavors can mean many different things, but any in form, it will be spicy. I twisted together a few recipes today to make a sauce for the chicken patties I had in the freezer. If you like unique flavors combined with heat, give this a try. It is low carb, low fat, low calorie and HIGH flavor. Just a little goes a long way!

Jamaican Jerk Sauce
This is one of the recipes included in my new cookbook project, Low Carbing Among Friends.
This recipe is available in the book, along with over 60 additional 24/7 Low Carb Diner recipes. By ordering the book, you get more than 300 favorite gluten free recipes from four other well known low carb cooking experts…Jennifer Eloff of Splendid Low Carbing cookbook fame, Kent Altena, the Atkins Diet Geek and You Tube star, nutritionist and author Maria Emmerich of Maria’s Nutritious and Delicious Journal, and popular blogger and food stylist, Carolyn Ketchum of All Day I Dream About Food. Unlike any other cookbook you may own, this one is a compilation of mini cookbooks featuring the talents of these well known low carbers. Think of it as a “best of” project.
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This makes enough for 4-6 patties, but my hubby wouldn't dare. The leftovers will go into a small freezer container for another day for me. This is definitely not your ordinary chicken! Be sure to have a tall iced tea handy when you eat this sauce.

With the heat of the pepper, a nice cool side dish is in order. I made a simple cucumber salad which was perfect. I simply covered my diced cucumber with some cider vinegar, some sweetener and a selection of herbs from my pots. This one featured Lemon Balm and Vietnamese Coriander. Perfect!


TiredMama said...

This looks good, but doesn't look to me like it would be spicy at all. The only spicy ingredient is that 1 pickled jalapeno... but maybe your jalapenos are spicier than mine.

Gonna try it as soon as I get my hands on some xanthan gum.

Lisa Marshall said...

Yes, but that one jalapeno is a whole pepper, and constitutes almost half the main body of the sauce. I am generally fond of hot things, and this was still pretty hot. Good though. With peppers, your mileage may vary!

Wisconsingal said...
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Wisconsingal said...

Marinated some boneless chicken thighs overnight and grilled them -Yum-o...any idea of the carb content?