Recipe courtesy of Braizen
Show: Eat St.
Jerk Chicken Sliders with Pineapple Cilantro Slaw
10 hr 45 min
45 min
6 servings
10 hr 45 min
45 min
6 servings


Jerk Marinated Chicken:
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 scotch bonnet chiles or habaneros, seeds left in and roughly chopped 
  • 1 red onion, roughly chopped 
  • 4 green onion tops, chopped 
  • 2 tablespoons blackstrap molasses 
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 
  • 4 teaspoons ground allspice 
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon 
  • 4 teaspoons ground nutmeg 
  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger 
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme or 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped 
  • 2 teaspoons salt 
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 
  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken leg and/or thigh meat
Pineapple Cilantro Slaw:
  • 1/2 head Napa or Chinese cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped 
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced 
  • 1 cup diced pineapple
  • 1 cup julienned carrot 
  • 4 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 
  • 1 teaspoon sugar 
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 slider buns 


Marinate the chicken: Blend together the vinegar, chiles, red and green onion, molasses, olive oil, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger thyme, salt, and black pepper in a food processor until smooth. Coat the chicken with the marinade and store covered in refrigerator at least 8 hours and up to 3 days. The marinade can be made up to 2 weeks ahead and stored in refrigerator.

Make the pineapple cilantro slaw: Mix together the cabbage, cilantro, red onion, pineapple, carrot, vinegar, and sugar in a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste and allow the mixture to marinate 3 hours in the refrigerator.

Heat a grill to medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until fully cooked, about 5 minutes per side. Dice the meat and divide it among the buns. Top the sliders with the pineapple cilantro slaw or serve it as a side.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.


Chicken with Spinach

Chicken Shumai

Recipe courtesy of Bill Hurren

Jerk Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Venetta Williams

Jerk Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Kimberly Schlapman

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments


So Much Pretty Food Here