Jerk Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa (Jamaica)




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Jerk Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa

Published Mar 28, 2011
Jerk Chicken Taco


  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 4  tablespoons Jerk Seasoning/Sauce/Paste (We recommend Jamaican brands Jerk Seasoning, Sauces/paste - Walkerwood, Jamaica Country Style etc)
  • 3 shredded cups cheddar cheese,
  • 12 taco shells
  • 1 cup diced mango
  • 1 small red bell peppers (diced)
  • 1 small red onion diced red onion (diced)
  • 1 jalapeno pepper (de-seeded and  minced)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

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  1. Rub each breast half with jerk sauce/paste, and place in a shallow dish.
  2. Cover, and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  3. Cook chicken on a low fire on the barbeque grill.
  4. Mango Salsa Sauce: Combine mango, red bell peppers, onion, jalapeno pepper, cilantro leaves and lime juice. Put in the refrigerator and chill.
  5. Warm up the shells.
  6. Once the chicken is cooked dice them into thin slices
  7. Layer the 12 tacos in this order: cheese, Jerk chicken (Optional: Add more Jerk Sauce), Mango Salsa.
  8. Optional: Garnish with shredded lettuceServing size 6-8
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samantha tull
May 11, 2011 9:17am [ 1 ]

pewwwwww... that's nasty

May 20, 2011 9:06am [ 2 ]

i love the jerk chicken tacos with mango sala

Jun 1, 2011 12:26pm [ 3 ]

I like that recipe, very unusual. I found some other great recipes at this jamaican cooking site. But I'm definitely going to be trying this one out. Probably on my birthday :)


Aug 22, 2012 9:49pm [ 4 ]

Liked it a lot, but I left out the cheese and lettuce because I didn't think it went with the chicken and salsa.

Sep 19, 2014 9:01am [ 5 ]

Nicely done hopefully tastes as good as it looks

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