Jerk Chicken Tacos

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Jerk Chicken Tacos
Main Ingredients boneless chicken breasts, taco shells
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Jerk Chicken Tacos

  • 2 boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 taco shells
  • 2 tablespoons + for grilling oil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon onion finely chopped
  • 3-4 stalks spring onion greens chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon all-spice powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • A few fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoons ginger finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soya sauce
  • 6-7 Iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 1 medium onion
  • Juice of ¼ lemon
  • 4 dollops sour cream
  • Salsa
  • 1 medium tomato cut into dices
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies finely chopped
  • 2 stalks spring onion greens
  • 2 teaspoons tomato juice
  • Salt to taste
  • a pinch Crushed black peppercorns
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Combine 2 tbsps oil, chopped garlic, chopped green chillies, chopped onion, chopped spring onion greens, cinnamon powder, all-spice powder, black pepper powder, thyme sprigs, brown sugar, salt and chopped ginger in a bowl. Mix well and add soya sauce. Mix
  2. Add chicken breasts in the bowl and rub the marinate on them nicely. Set aside for 15-20 minutes.
  3. To make salsa, combine tomato, onion, green chillies, spring onion greens, tomato juice, salt, crushed peppercorns and lemon juice in a bowl. Mix well and set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a non-stick grill pan. Place the marinated chicken breasts on it and grill for 2-3 minutes. Flip and grill for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Shred lettuce leaves and slice onion. Mix them together. Add lemon juice and salt and mix well.
  6. Place some of the lettuce-onion salad on a serving dish and spread to make a bed.
  7. Remove grilled chicken from heat and slice them.
  8. Place a little portion of lettuce-onion salad in each taco shell. Put some chicken slices, top with spoonful of salsa and a dollop of sour cream.
  9. Place prepared taco shells on lettuce-onion salad bed and serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1110
Carbohydrates 83
Protein 72.6
Fat 53.8
Other Fiber Iron- 9.2mg