Chicken with Rum, Dominican-Style Recipe
Chicken with Rum, Dominican-Style
Flavors of the Dominican Republic
Total time: more than 2 hours

Oven temperature: 180° C (350° F)
Prep. time: 10 minutes
Marinating time: 2-3 hours
Cooking time: About 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

Stay with the Caribbean theme by serving the chicken with white rice or fried plantains.

For 4-6 servings

- 12 boneless chicken breast halves
- Parsley
- Oil for frying

- 250 ml (1 cup) dark rum
- 250 ml (1 cup) soy sauce
- 250 ml (1 cup) lime juice
- 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
- 1 tbsp. minced garlic
- 65 ml (1/4 cup) finely chopped onion
  1. In a small saucepan, heat the rum and flambé it. Add the lime juice and soy sauce.
  2. Sauté the onion and garlic in oil. Combine all the ingredients to make the marinade, reserving a quarter of it to use as sauce.
  3. Place the chicken pieces in the marinade for 2-3 hours.
  4. Grill the breasts to brown them, then finish cooking in the oven.
  5. Baste on a little more marinade and sprinkle with chopped parsley just before serving.
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