Caribbean Jerk Chicken Tacos

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Yield 8 Tacos

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Ingredients

Chicken:

  • 2 tbs Jamaican jerk seasoning 
  • 3 large chicken breasts, pounded to 1/2 inch thickness
  • 2 cups slaw
  • 2 tbs chopped cilantro leaves
  • 8 soft tortillas 
  • lime edges

Jerk Seasoning

  • 1 tbs garlic powder
  • 2-3 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

Jerk Sauce

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise 
  • 2 tsp jamaican jerk seasoning

Instructions

  1. Season both sides of chicken breasts with jerk seasoning
  2. Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes on each side until cooked through
  3. Slice chicken into strips
  4. Whisk together mayonnaise and 2 tsp jerk seasoning
  5. Build the tacos by placing slaw first, top with chicken slices and drizzle with sauce. Garnish with cilantro and a fresh squeeze of lime

Notes

Store unused seasoning in air-tight container. 

Cuisine Caribbean