Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
Bring some new flavors to the dinner table with this simple Jamaican jerk seasoning. It's slightly spicy, sweet, and perfect for chicken, shrimp, beef or even vegetables!
- 2 tablespoons coconut sugar or brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon dried thyme leaves
- 1 tablespoon ground allspice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne (for mild spice; up to ½-1 teaspoon for a spicier version)
Stir together all ingredients.
Store in an airtight container for up to 1 year.
Don't be afraid to use this seasoning aggressively! Use 2-3 tablespoons per pound of chicken, shrimp or steak.
*Don't be afraid to use this seasoning aggressively. I advise using 2-3 tablespoons per pound of chicken, shrimp or steak.
**Fresh mango goes really well with this Jamaican jerk seasoning.
***turn this into a marinade by combining seasoning with 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon lime juice. Use on 1 lb of chicken breasts.
Keep in an air tight container in the pantry for up to 1 year
Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Sodium: 298mg | Potassium: 25mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.3mg