3 pieces of jerk chicken on a grey plate, with a small jug of sauce, salad and a jar of mayo behind. sitting on a wooden table

Super easy slow cooker jerk chicken

Super easy slow cooker jerk chicken

What could be easier than putting chicken thighs in a slow cooker and pouring over an easy sauce, leaving it to work it's magic and ending up with the tastiest dish ever?!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Optional crispy skin cook time 15 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings 2 hungry people


  • Food processor optional
  • slow cooker


  • 8 chicken thighs bone in skin on


  • 40 ml tamari
  • 30 ml white wine vinegar
  • bunch spring onions roots and outer leaves removed
  • 2 slices jalapenos from a jar optional
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp rice malt syrup Biona preferably
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp allspice


  • Place the chicken thighs in the slow cooker.
  • Blend all the sauce ingredients together. If you haven't got a food processor, chop the spring onions finely and mix with the other ingredients.
  • Pour the sauce over the chicken.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Optional before serving: Heat the oven to 220℃ and cook the chicken for 15 minutes to crisp the skin.
  • Serve with homemade mayo and a watercress, spinach and rocket salad.


Click here to see my homemade mayo recipe

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