Introduction: Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken - Jamaican Style

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1 large package of chicken thighs, legs, breasts or mixed

(Can also use one roaster chicken)

Dry Rub:

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1 tsp salt

1 tsp all spice

olive oil


1/2 red onion

1 small can or 1/2 large can chopped pineapple

1 habanero pepper chopped and de-seeded

1/2 cup fresh ginger

5 cloves of smashed garlic

juice from one lemon

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup malt vinegar

1/3 cup soy sauce

1 shot of dark rum

1 tsp liquid smoke

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp onion powder

1/2 tsp paprika

1/2 tsp all spice

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1/4 cup of flour

1. Mix together all dry ingredients for dry rub and massage onto chicken

2. Allow the chicken to rest for 5-10 minutes

3. Heat olive oil stove top in a skillet and brown chicken on all sides

4. Add 2 tbsp of olive oil to the bottom of crock pot and add chicken once browned

5. Chop all ingredients needed for Marinade and add to a large food processor

6. Combine all ingredients listed except the flour

7. Pulse marinade until smooth

8. Add to a stove top sauce pan and heat on medium heat, mix in flour if a thicker sauce is desired, skip step to keep sauce thinner

9. Pour sauce over the chicken and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low 6-8 hours until chicken is cooked all the way through

10. Remove lid for last 45 minutes of cooking

11. Enjoy!