Slow Cooker Jamaican Jerk Chicken

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Slow cooker Jamaican jerk chicken. Chicken thighs and legs in hot Jamaican marinade cooked in slow cooker.Very easy recipe!
Makes 4 servings

slow cooker jamaican jerk chicken


  • 8 chicken pieces (chicken thighs and legs)
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • For Jamaican Jerk Sauce:
  • 1 bunch of green onions,trimmed and finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves,peeled and crushed
  • 1 hot red chili pepper,halved,seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1.2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups (300 ml) chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Method:

  1. Pat dry chicken pieces with paper towel.
  2. In a frying pan,heat sunflower oil and butter until melted.
  3. Add chicken pieces and cook until browned on all sides.
  4. Using a slotted spoon,remove cooked chicken from the pan and transfer to slow cooker.
  5. Add chopped green onions,garlic and chili in frying pan and cook,stirring,for 4-5 minutes or until softened.
  6. Stir in allspice,cinnamon,thyme,ground nutmeg and sugar.Sprinkle with all-purpose flour and stir well.
  7. Gradually add chicken stock,stirring until mixture bubbles and thickens.
  8. Remove frying pan from the heat.
  9. Stir in vinegar,lime juice,tomato paste.Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  10. Pour Jamaican sauce over chicken pieces in slow cooker.
  11. Cover slow cooker and cook on high-heat setting for 3-4 hours or on low-heat setting for 6-7 hours.
  12. Remove cooked chicken from the hot sauce and transfer onto serving platter,reserving hot sauce.
  13. taste sauce and adjust seasoning.Serve separately.

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