Slow-Cooked Jerk Chicken with Sweet Potato & Pineapple

 

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Slow-Cooked Jerk Chicken with Sweet Potato & Pineapple

Embrace the Caribbean flavors of jerk-seasoned chicken breasts with a fantastic combination of pineapple and sweet potatoes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 1781kcal

Ingredients

Jerk Marinade

  • ½ cup light coconut milk
  • ½ cup cilantro packed (leaves and tender end stems)
  • 3 TB jerk seasoning spice no-salt
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 ” piece ginger peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 2 TB kosher salt
  • 2 TB brown sugar
  • 1 TB lime juice
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes peeled and diced (1/2”, about 6 cups)
  • 1 20 oz can chunk pineapple drained
  • 1 large onion minced

Instructions

  • Combine jerk marinade ingredients in a blender or food processor. Process until combined. Add chicken breasts, sweet potatoes, pineapple, and onion to a crock pot. Pour jerk marinade over all and cook for 5 hours on low, until chicken breasts are cooked through and sweet potatoes are tender. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Calories: 1781kcal | Carbohydrates: 224g | Protein: 158g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 433mg | Sodium: 15464mg | Potassium: 5231mg | Fiber: 29g | Sugar: 131g | Vitamin A: 1277.2% | Vitamin C: 108.1% | Calcium: 37.1% | Iron: 60.8%

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