About Helen Willinsky

Helen Willinsky

Helen Willinsky is a native of Jamaica and founder of Helen’s Tropical Exotics, one of the first commercial Jamaican/Caribbean food companies to distribute in the United States. She’s also the author of two cookbooks, Jerk: Barbecue from Jamaica and Jerk from Jamaica: Barbecue Caribbean Style. Willinsky divides her time between Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Kingston, Jamaica. @helen_willinsky

A sliced jerk chicken breast on a round cutting board, with a man's hand holding a cleaver above it

Jerk Chicken

Authentic grilled jerk chicken from Helen Willinsky that’s pretty much exactly like what you’d experience in the Caribbean.