How to clean and marinate chicken (Haitian style)Print Recipe
- 2 lbs of chicken
- 1/4 cup epis
- 1/2 teaspoon salt-free blended herbs
- 1-1 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 1 lime, cut in half, juice reserved
Remove skin off chicken. Using a small knife or kitchen shears remove all/most visible fat.
Pour lime juice over chicken, set 1 tablespoon of the lime juice aside for later use.
Boil about 2-3 cups of water, keep hot and set aside for later use.
Rub each piece of chicken with lime halves, when done rinse with cold water.
Pour hot water over chicken and let chicken sit in water for about 30 seconds then remove, discard water.
Add reserved tablespoon of lime juice and epis to chicken and mix well. Combine spices and add to chicken. Marinate chicken for at least an hour or over night.