Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken Tacos
Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken Tacos are super simple to make for weeknight dinner. Spicy & packed full of Caribbean flavor. Mango & avocado salsa adds freshness.
jerk chicken tacos
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fresh lime juice (1-2 limes, depending on size)
jalapenos, cut into big chunks
be careful not to touch the insides of jalapenos (wear gloves if concerned), removed the seeds and ribs if you don't want it spicy
garlic cloves, roughly chopped
grated fresh ginger
boneless skinless chicken (breasts or thighs or a combination)
Corn or flour tortillas
For the Mango Avocado Salsa:
mango, diced into 1/4-inch chunks
avocado, diced into 1/4-inch chunks
Juice of 1/2 lime
Combine oil, soy sauce, lime juice, jalapenos, garlic, brown sugar, pepper, salt, thyme, ginger, allspice, cloves and cinnamon in a food processor. Pulse until completely smooth.
Place chicken in your slow cooker. Pour the jerk sauce over the chicken and turn to ensure chicken is coated. Set slow cooker to cook on low for 6-7 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
Once cooked, shred the chicken in the slow cooker and toss around in the sauce to coat.
Toss together the mango, avocado and lime juice in a bowl.
To assemble: place desired amount of jerk chicken on a tortilla. Top with mango salsa and enjoy.