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Jerk Tacos w/ Plantain

Prep Time:

20 min

Cook Time:

10 min





About the Recipe

A taste of the Caribbean with these spicy jerk tacos with plantain;


  • 1 lb king oyster mushrooms, shredded

  • 3 scotch bonnet peppers

  • 2 shallots

  • 4 garlic cloves

  • 4 green onions

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

  • 1 Tbs miso paste

  • 3 Tbs coconut sugar

  • 2 Tbs coconut oil

  • 3 Tbs ginger root

  • 1 Tbs allspice, ground

  • 1 tsp nutmeg, freshly grated

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground

  • 1 Tbs thyme, fresh

  • 3 plantain, baked

  • 2 limes, juiced

  • 3/4 cup cilantro, chopped

  • 2 avocado

  • 6 whole wheat tortillas



  1. Using a fork or a cheese grater, shred the mushrooms and set aside.

  2. JERK MARINADE: in a blender, add in all of the ingredients from the scotch bonnet peppers through the ground cinnamon. Blend well and set aside.

  3. BAKED PLANTAIN: follow the baked plantain recipe. Set aside.

  4. AVOCADO CREMA: in a blender, add avocado, 1/2 cup of cilantro and juice of two limes until creamy. Place crema in a bowl and set aside.


  1. In a large pan over medium heat, saute marinated mushrooms until browned. Add additional marinade if needed.

  2. Get tortillas and place 1-2 tablespoons of the avocado crema in the shells.

  3. Add the jerk mushrooms on top of the crema.

  4. Place 2-3 slices of plantain in the taco and top with the remaining cilantro.

  5. Optionally, drizzle marinade on top of the tacos and serve.

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