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It’s Memorial Day weekend! What better way to kick off the summer season than with a delicious recipe that’s sure to be a big hit at your holiday gathering.

Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken

Prep time

20 mins

Cook time

3 hours

Total time

3 hours 20 mins

Author: AfricanBites

Recipe type: Main

Cuisine: Caribbean

Serves: 5-6


  • 1 lime or lemon
  • 6-7chicken thighs or 3 -3½ pound chicken cut up
  • 2 teaspoons creole seasoning (replace with salt and pepper or chicken spice)
  • 1 or more Scotch Bonnet Pepper (Habaneros)
  • 6 garlic cloves, chopped
  • ½ tablespoon cinnamon powder
  • ½ tablespoon allspice coarsely ground
  • ½ teaspoon coarsely ground white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 medium scallions, chopped
  • 1 sprig of fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ cup pineapple juice or pineapple


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