Jerk Chicken Tacos

October 4, 2018

Every day is taco day. But since today it's officially National Taco Day, we decided to add a Caribbean touch to them. This quick Jerk Chicken Taco is a great option to make an amazing dinner using leftover chicken. 
Are you excited to try this recipe? Let us know in the comments below.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Active time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings



  • 4 corn tortillas, toasted

  • 2 cups chicken, cooked and diced into 1cm cubes

  • 1 cup Cool Runnings Jerk Barbecue Sauce

  • 2 medium avocados

  • 1 medium tomato, diced

  • ½ medium red onion, diced

  • 1 tsp jalapeno, diced

  • 1 lime, zest and juice

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 tbsp cilantro, thinly sliced, plus more to sprinkle

  • ¼ cup cotija cheese, crumbled



  1. In a small bowl, mix the chicken and Cool Runnings Jerk Barbecue Sauce. Reserve.

  2. In another small bowl, make guacamole by pureeing the avocados with a fork and adding the onions, tomatoes, jalapeno, lime zest and juice, cilantro, and salt.

  3. Assemble the tacos: fill each tortilla with guacamole, ½ cup of the chicken mixture and 1 tablespoon of cotija cheese.

  4. Sprinkle chopped cilantro to taste and enjoy!


If you don't like the flavour of cilantro, you can replace it with thinly sliced green onions.


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