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Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken

  • Cooking Time:

    6-8 hours
  • Servings:



1 large onion , cut into 8 pieces
1 tsp. ground ginger (or 1 T. minced crystallized ginger)
1/4-1 habanero pepper, seeded, deveined, finely minced (wear gloves-you may adjust this to what heat level you want)
1/2 tsp. ground allspice
2 T. dry mustard
1 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
2 T. red wine vinegar (or balsamic)
2 T. soy sauce
2 garlic cloves , crushed and minced
3-4 lbs. chicken breasts


  1. Combine onion and ginger in a food processor; process until finely chopped. Add remaining ingredients, except chicken, and pulse until well blended.
  2. Place chicken in a 3 1/2 to 5-quart slow cooker and cover with sauce.
  3. Cover. Cook on low for 6-8 hours, or until chicken is tender, 3-4 hours on high. Enjoy!

Optional: Can served with rice or a veggie, and even as a sandwiches!

Happy Crocking!

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9 years ago

Can you make this with breasts and drumsticks or thighs at the same time? Would you have to adjust the cooking time?

9 years ago

could you give a substitute for the habanero pepper, please?

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