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Caribbean Jerk Seasoning |

It’s been a while since I started by working week with a hangover. Now I remember why I don’t do it any more.

If you ever come across a bottle of white wine called Blue Nun – avoid it like the plague! My Official Treat Taster and I shared about a bottle and a half on Sunday afternoon (it was cloudy – what else were we meant to do on a cloudy Sunday afternoon?!) and I haven’t felt this bad in a long time. Like, a really long time. As much as I’m sure you’d love for me to drone on and on about how ill I feel this Monday morning, I’ll skip to telling you about the yummy recipe.

I love love LOVE hot and spicy meat seasonings and this one definitely fits the bill. It’s not so hot that you have to gulp down a glass of water as soon as the fork has touched your lips – who enjoys that? – but it’s absolutely bursting with flavors. If you’re stuck inside because of wet and chilly fall weather, whip up this seasoning and sprinkle it on your chicken/fish/pork/beef/vegetables/tofu/whatever for an instant burst of summer. This seasoning is so much better if the flavors are left to infuse for a couple of days, so if you can wait that long, throw all the ingredients together and store in an air-tight container before using.

Caribbean Jerk Seasoning

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Mix all of the ingredients together and store in an air-tight container.
  2. Use to marinate and season meat, fish and vegetables.
http://pinkrecipebox.com/caribbean-jerk-seasoning/

Here are the link parties I link up to.

 

9 Responses to Caribbean Jerk Seasoning

  1. Suzanne says:

    Hahah! Now I HAVE to try this wine….
    Definitely making this spice, thanks!

  2. Thanks for sharing this mixture. I’ve pinned it to my “pantry staples” board. It will be a handy thing to have in the cupboard.

  3. The recipe looks wonderful and your photos are beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing your project on the Inspiration Board. I featured your wonderful creativity today!
    http://carolynshomework.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-inspiration-board-link-party_9.html
    Have a great weekend!
    Carolyn

  4. BeColorful says:

    Oh hon. We’ve all been there and some of us more than once or twice. :D I feel your pain but sure appreciate that you rose to the occasion and were able to share this saucy seasoning with BeColorful this week.
    p

  5. Michelle says:

    Yum. I love rubs and use them all the time. Thanks for sharing :)

  6. I love jerk seasoning. This looks great. Thanks so much for sharing at last Wednesday’s Adorned From Above Link Party. This weeks party is live. The link to the party is
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com/2012/11/wednesdays-adorned-from-above-link_14.html
    Can’t wait to see you there.
    Have a great week.
    Debi

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