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Chef’s Spice Rack: Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

When your dish needs an infusion of island life reach into your spice rack and take a palate-cation… courtesy of Jamaican Jerk Spice.

Jerk cooking (also known as jerking) is native to the island of Jamaica. Whether it be dry rubbing or wet marinating – proteins are slow smoked, roasted or grilled in a specific blend of spices. Jerk spice refers to this traditional mixture. Typical Jamaican Jerk Spice is a mixture of All Spice, Garlic, Onion, Sugar and Chili Peppers; together they create a distinct fragrant flavor with a chili pepper after punch.

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A few suggestions…

  • Perfect addition to dry rubs, wet rubs, brines & marinades
  • Makes a great glaze for lamb
  • Coat your duck legs with Jamaican Jerk Spice before roasting
  • Mix with honey, white wine and scallions for a sweet and sassy “island style” chicken wing
  • Great seasoning for a black bean salad
  • Add a healthy pinch to your onion/vegetable brine
  • Create a unique Aioli for a pulled pork sandwich, or use as a taco dressing

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