Jerk Chicken Sliders with Pineapple Slaw

Jerk Chicken Sliders with Pineapple Slaw

I needed a flavor shock in my life. When I think of flavor explosions, I think of Jamaican food. So, today, we’re making Jerk Chicken Sliders with a sweet, tangy pineapple slaw!  I love it! The perfect blend of comparable herbs and spices is just delightful! Jamaicans know flavor!! Of course, I had to make this Coop style. jerk-chicken You know, I’ll use any excuse to eat pineapples! But, coleslaw gets a bad rep. I’m trying to change that with this slaw.pineapple-slaw Watch me make this….

 

Love,

B. Coop

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Jerk Chicken Sliders
Serves 8
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Prep Time
12 hr
Total Time
14 hr
Prep Time
12 hr
Total Time
14 hr
Jerk Chicken
  1. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  2. 1/2 red onion
  3. 3 scallions or green onions
  4. 1 teaspoon of ginger
  5. 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
  6. 3 garlic cloves
  7. 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  8. 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
  9. 1 teaspoon of cumin
  10. 2 teaspoons allspice
  11. 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  12. 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  13. 1/3 cup of orange juice or mango, peach, and orange juice
  14. Juice from 2 limes
  15. 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  16. 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  17. 2 tablespoons of scotch bonnet pepper sauce or 3 scotch bonnet or habanaro peppers
  18. 4-5 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  19. slider rolls
Pineapple Slaw
  1. 1 package of coleslaw mix
  2. 1/3 cup of coleslaw dressing
  3. 3 tablespoons of pineapple juice
  4. 1/2 cup of diced pineapples
  5. Pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients except chicken and bread in a food processor or blender
  2. Blend well
  3. Pour over chicken in a plastic bag or container.
  4. Marinate for at least 12 hrs.
  5. Pour chicken and remaining marinate into a pan
  6. Bake on 375 for about 35-40 mins or until juices run clear.
  7. Remove and allow chicken to rest
  8. Slice and serve on buns with slaw
Pineapple Slaw
  1. Add pineapples to the coleslaw mix
  2. Mix pineapple juice with dressing and pour over coleslaw mix
  3. Add a pinch of salt
  4. Toss well to combine
  5. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour
  6. Enjoy!
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