BBQ Jerk Chicken Philly Cheesesteak

BBQ Jerk Chicken Philly Cheesesteak

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30 mins
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Spicy jerk seasoning mingles with juicy chicken, tangy BBQ sauce and layers of melted provolone and pepper jack cheese to create a bold and unconventional take on a classic chicken cheesesteak. Incredibly flavorful and balanced, this sandwich is savory and sweet with a pleasant kick of heat.

This recipe was created by our partner, Matt Price from @_mrmakeithappen_.

Matt made the dish on our Char‑Broil® Vista Outdoor Kitchen, but you can make it on any grill or griddle.

Ingredients

For the cheesesteak

  • 2 pounds chicken thighs, boned and skinned
  • 2 tablespoons jerk paste or marinade
  • 3 tablespoons jerk seasoning
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose seasoning
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 2 slices provolone cheese
  • 2 slices pepper jack cheese
  • 4 hoagie rolls
  • 1 cup barbeque sauce

Directions

Step 1 Of 18
1.
In a mixing bowl, combine the jerk paste, jerk seasoning, all-purpose seasoning and lime juice.
2.
Coat the chicken thighs with the mixture and let marinade in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
3.
Heat the grill to medium high. When ready, place the chicken thighs directly on the grill.
4.
Place a saucepan over medium heat. Add the barbecue sauce and jerk paste and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5.
Remove from heat and set aside.
6.
Dice the bell peppers and onions.
7.
Cook the chicken until the internal temperature reaches 165˚F, flipping every 3 to 4 minutes.
8.
Remove the chicken from the grill and place on a cutting board.
9.
Let the meat rest for 5 minutes, before chopping into bite-size pieces.
10.
Warm the flat top side to medium heat.
11.
Place the peppers and onions on the hot flat top.
12.
Add all-purpose seasoning and cook until slightly charred and tender.
13.
Place the chicken on the flat top and combine with the onions and peppers.
14.
Coat the meat and veggies with the barbecue sauce mixture.
15.
Top with provolone and cook until the cheese is melted.
16.
Toast the hoagie rolls on the grill for 1 to 2 minutes.
17.
Load the rolls with the jerk chicken mixture and transfer the cheesesteaks from the grill to a plate.
18.
Top with BBQ sauce and enjoy.
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