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Jerk seasoning in a clear spice jar spilled on white marble. Also shows the seasoning in a mortal and pestal.
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Homemade Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Recipe

Jamaican Jerk Seasoning may seem exotic, but it's comprised of common spices you probably have in your kitchen cabinet. Tweak it to your personal taste - this homemade Jamaican Jerk seasoning is perfect for chicken, pork or beef.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Homemade Spices
Cuisine: Caribbean, Jamaican
Keyword: Homemade Spices
Servings: 24 tsp
Calories: 6kcal
Author: Darcey Olson

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp All Spice
  • 1 tsp Fresh Cracked Ground Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Parsley

Instructions

  • Mix together all the spices in a small bowl.
  • Transfer to an airtight container.

Notes

  1. Omit salt for a salt-free version.
  2. Sugar substitute: replace brown sugar with coconut sugar for a keto/low carb friendly option.

Nutrition

Serving: 1tsp | Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 99IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg