How to make Jerk Chicken Tacos

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Main Ingredients : boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), taco shells (टाको शेल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Jerk Chicken Tacos

Jerk Chicken Tacos Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jerk Chicken Tacos Recipe

  • boneless chicken breasts 2

  • taco shells 2

  • oil 2 tablespoons + for grilling

  • garlic finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • green chillies finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • onion finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • spring onion greens chopped 3-4 stalks

  • cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon

  • all-spice powder 1 teaspoon

  • black pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • A few fresh thyme sprigs

  • brown sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoons

  • soya sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves 6-7

  • onion 1 medium

  • Juice of ¼ lemon

  • sour cream 4 dollops

  • Salsa

  • tomato cut into dices 1 medium

  • onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • green chillies finely chopped 2

  • spring onion greens 2 stalks

  • tomato juice 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns a pinch

  • Juice of 1 lemon


Step 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

Step 2

Add chicken breasts in the bowl and rub the marinate on them nicely. Set aside for 15-20 minutes.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 5

Shred lettuce leaves and slice onion. Mix them together. Add lemon juice and salt and mix well.

Step 6

Place some of the lettuce-onion salad on a serving dish and spread to make a bed.

Step 7

Remove grilled chicken from heat and slice them.

Step 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.

Step 9

Place prepared taco shells on lettuce-onion salad bed and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.